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System Pressure Advisory Rescinded
09/17/2019   4:45pm

Based on the laboratory analysis of water samples collected from Town of Tryon on 09/16/2019, water users in the affected areas of US176 are hereby notified that it is no longer necessary to boil water used for human consumption.

We appreciate your cooperation during this period. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Gregory McCool, ORC
Tryon Water Plant
828 859 6654

The Board of Commissioners meeting from May 21st, 2019 can now be viewed online by clicking here.

Polk County Parks & Recreation is conducting a survey to identify the needs and preferences for recreational opportunities in our community. Information gathered in this survey will be used to help update the comprehensive plan for parks and recreation programs and facilities within Polk County. Click here to take the survey online.  If you prefer a paper copy of the survey, have any questions or need assistance filling out this survey, you can call Polk Parks & Recreation Department at (828)-894-8199, email or stop by Polk Recreation Offices/Stearns Gym (105 N Peak St, Columbus, NC 28722) between 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday.

The Board of Commissioners meeting from April 16th, 2019 can now be viewed online by clicking here.

From the Tryon Fire Department:

With Spring yard cleaning fast approaching, the Tryon Fire Department would like to remind residents of the Town of Tryon that you cannot burn yard debris inside the town limits.  Yard debris must be hauled off and the town provides curbside pickup year round.

Tryon has been nominated for Blue Ridge Country magazine’s 2019 reader poll: Top Trending Mountain Destinations. Please share and vote!

The Board of Commissioners meeting from October 16, 2018 can now be viewed online by clicking here.


From the Tryon Daily Bulletin:  Expedia lists Tryon as an escape destination

“Tryon is now listed as the “Best Place to Escape” in North Carolina.  Click here to read the full article. 


The Town of Tryon has openings on the following Town Boards:

Tourism Board / Tryon ABC Board/Board of Planning & Zoning

Please contact Town Clerk, Susan Bell at 859.6655 – Application can be downloaded by clicking here.

The customer guidance flyer concerning Fats, Oils and Greases (FOG) can be found by clicking here.