Welcome to Carthage, North Carolina

Carthage, the county seat for Moore County, was incorporated in 1796. The name was changed to Fagansville in 1806 in honor of Richardson Fagin for letting the county seat be moved from his house to another tract of land he donated to the county. The name was changed back to Carthage in 1818. The exact reason is unknown, but we've been called Carthage ever since.

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Upcoming Events

Carthage Christmas Parade

Please note that the Board of Commissioners have made some changes to this year's parade. 

  • Maximum number of parade participants is now capped at 100.
  • All parade participants must register with Town Hall and display Town issued registration upon arrival to the parade. Failure to display registration could result in refusal of entry. 

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Text "buggy" to 99411 to sign up for notifications!

Board Meeting

The Carthage Board of Commissioners regular scheduled meetings are held on the third Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m., except for the January meeting which will be held on Tuesday due to the Martin Luther King holiday on Monday, at the McDonald Building.

Historical Committee

The Carthage Historical Committee will hold their regular scheduled meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 5:15 p.m. at the Museum. The Town of Carthage is accepting applications from anyone interested in serving on the Historical Committee.

Planning Board Meeting

The Planning Board has their regular scheduled meetings on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the McDonald Building. Applications are being accepted from anyone interested in serving on the Planning Board.

Appearance Committee

The Carthage Appearance Committee will hold their regular scheduled meetings on the second Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. at the McDonald Building. The Town of Carthage is accepting applications from anyone interested in serving on the Appearance Committee.

Carthage Buggy Festival

For information on our annual Buggy Festival, Please visit our official site.

Board of Commissioner's Adopts Strategic Goals to Guide Carthage
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Request for Proposals: Water System Improvement Project
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PUBLIC HEARING: Conditional Rezoning for Purpose of Major Subdivision Development
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Special Meeting Notice - July 5, 2022
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PUBLIC HEARING: Rezoning of 431 Union Church Road
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Non-Discrimination Statement

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.  

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint filing cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call 866-632-9992 to request the form.  You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax 202-690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Contact

Town of Carthage

4396 Hwy 15-501 (Town Hall)
Carthage, North Carolina 28327
Office: (910) 947-2331 
Fax: (910) 947-3079

Office hours (on non-holiday working days) are: 

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.