Old Union County Courthouse by Dan Cselinacz
Old Union County Courthouse by Dan Cselinacz
Union County Fire Bell
Union County Fire Bell
Union County Government Center
Union County Government Center
Union West Regional Library
Union West Regional Library
Eastern Union County
Eastern Union County
Cane Creek Park
Cane Creek Park
Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Aldona Wos visits Union County
Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. Aldona Wos visits Union County

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Welcome to Union County, North Carolina

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Established in 1842, Union County is one of the fastest growing counties in the state of North Carolina. It provides a unique blend of rural and metropolitan lifestyles. While having vast areas of nature untouched by development, it also has areas flourishing in suburban and industrial growth. The primary factors contributing to Union's economic growth are agriculture, business and industry.  Situated in the south central Piedmont area of North Carolina the population is estimated at 201,292 with approximately 643 square miles of land.

Union County functions under the commissioner/manager form of government with five commissioners elected countywide with an appointed county manager. The commissioners meet the first and third Monday of every month.


Monday, September 15, 2014
Two Proclamations Adopted on Monday  read more ...

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Union County Transportation Using New Technology  read more ...

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Union County Employees Nominated for Prevention and Intervention Service Awards  read more ...

Monday, September 08, 2014
Provide Feedback at Comprehensive and Transportation Plan Public Meeting   read more ...

Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Voter Registration Deadline is Oct. 10  read more ...

Tuesday, September 02, 2014
County to Hold Surplus Vehicle Sale  read more ...

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Union County Veterans Services Moves to Its New Location on Aug. 28  read more ...

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Two Public Works Construction Projects Set to Begin  read more ...

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
EMS Contract Extended  read more ...

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
County to Reestablish Consolidated Human Services Board  read more ...

Monday, August 18, 2014
Harris Teeter Chooses Union County for $5.5 Million Expansion   read more ...

Tuesday, August 05, 2014
The Christmas Bureau Needs a Home for 2014  read more ...

Sunday, August 03, 2014
Board of Elections is Recruiting Election Officials  read more ...

Friday, August 29, 2014
Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Master Plan Public Meeting - Sept. 16  read more ...

Monday, August 25, 2014
Consolidated Human Services Board Vacancies  read more ...

In order to keep citizens informed of meeting items and action taken by several Union County boards and committees, the County provides agendas for upcoming meetings and minutes from completed meetings.

Videos for the Board of County Commissioners Meetings can be found on the BOCC Agenda Page all other meeting videos can be found on You Tube.

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Get Outdoors in Union County

Get Outdoors in Union County! 

Cane Creek Park is a family oriented, water based recreation facility encompassing 1,050 acres of land surrounding a 350-acre trophy bass lake. This makes for a naturally scenic environment for a variety of outdoor activities and peaceful relaxation year round. All recreation facilities at Cane Creek Park are centered around the lake...

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Veteran Services

Veteran's Services 

Our purpose is to provide Union County Veterans access to Federal, State, and County benefits and entitlements based on their service in the United States Armed Forces and auxiliary services. Federal benefits include, but are not limited to, assistance with claims to service-connect diseases or disabilities incurred by active military service, apply for pension...

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