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Long ago, nature painted this land with a broad brush, and blessed it with abundant natural resources. For centuries thereafter, Native Americans lived and journeyed here, sustained by the bounty of the fields forests and rivers.

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  • Agriculture is an important part of Northampton  County Commerce.
  • Northampton County still beckons to those in search of nature's bounty, to those seeking new opportunities in commerce, and to those searching for the peace of rural America.
  • Prime Farmland
  • NCCAR (North Carolina Center for Automotive Research)

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Due to COVID-19 issues, new construction assessments, and the implementation of software, there has been a delay in the mailing of the 2020 tax bills. Northampton County residents should expect to receive their tax bills by October 5, 2020. Taxes are due September 1, 2020 and you have until January 5, 2021 to pay without interest. Again, we apologize for the delay.

Kathy Butler
Interim Tax Administrator

Currently, there are 477 total cases of which 426 have Recovered, 34 active, there are 17 COVID-19 related deaths in Northampton County. For more information on case numbers see NC DHHS

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