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Surrounded by Nature, Forest, Lakes, Rivers . . . Embedded with Culture & History

Town Creek Indian Mound is an unusual phenomenon in the history of North American archaeology. Most archaeological sites are investigated for a few years and then… archaeologists move on to new locations. Where long-range research has been conducted, it has often been under several directors and different plans of research. Town Creek, situated on Little River. (a tributary of the Great Pee Dee in central North Carolina). Learn more . . .

Downtown Mount Gilead. Most buildings in town were built late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century. Mount Gilead had an abundance of timber, clay, stone, and slate to provide for any sort of construction that was needed or desired by owners and builders. Several structures incorporate local sandstone used in door and window sills and lintels. The Mount Gilead Downtown Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.

Mount Gilead Town Hall.
The building housing the theatre was originally built by L.P. Byrd as Moore’s Livery. In 1934 it was altered for use as a motion picture theatre. It burned in the late-1930’s and was rebuilt as the Gilmont Theatre and lasted until 1954. It was renovated in 1955 to become the Town Hall. The theatre seated 290 and was operated by Everett Enterprises until closing. Today it is still being used as the Town Hall.


ROAD CLOSURES.... May 30th-June 6th will be the first closure NC-731 (West Allenton Street) and NC-73 (South Main Street). Detour will be going on South Wadesboro Blvd towards Burger shack and turning right on North Main Street.  June 7th- June 14th will be the second closure NC- 109 ( S Wadesboro Blvd ) south side of intersection and NC- 109 South. Detour will be going on 731 and turning on 1104 taking you to Providence Baptist Church bringing you out on 109. Last closure will be June 14th-June 20th for NC-109 north of the intersection and NC-73 (North Main Street). Detour will be on East Allenton Street bringing you out on South Main Street. 

Mount Gilead Library will be opening back up to normal hours starting Monday 12, 2023 from 2pm-6pm. Their regular schedule will be Monday-Friday from 2pm-6pm.





NOTICE is hereby given that the proposed 2023-2024 budget for the Town of Mount Gilead will be presented to the Board of Commissioners at the regular monthly business meeting on Tuesday, June 6 at 7 p.m. This public hearing will be for the purpose of discussing the proposed budget and presentation of the budget message by the Town Manager. The meeting will be held at the Mount Gilead Fire Station, 106 E. Allenton St., Mt. Gilead, NC, and a public comment section will be allowed for citizens to present any suggestions or concerns. Please contact the Town Manager, Dylan Haman at (910) 439-6687 or prior to June 2, 2023 with any requests to be considered on the agenda for this budget hearing.


PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that the Town of Mount Gilead Board of Commissioners will hold a Legislative Hearing on Tuesday, June 6 at the regular monthly Board meeting to hear and vote on a proposed recommendation by the Town of Mount Gilead Planning Board for a new zoning overlay district (R15-M) in the area of Forest Hill Village Road. The public meeting will be held at Mount Gilead Fire Station, 106 E. Allenton St., Mt. Gilead, NC 27306. All neighbors and/or residents of the area are invited to attend and speak during the public comment section of the hearing to voice any concerns or questions about this proposed zoning. Please direct any questions to Dylan Haman, Town Manager at 910-439-6687 or


is hereby given that the Town of Mount Gilead Board of Commissioners plan to adopt a Water Shortage Response Plan at the June 7, 2023 regular monthly meeting to meet compliance regulations with the NC Department of Water Resources. This plan is being put into place to reduce the potable water demand and supplement existing drinking water supplies whenever existing water supply sources are inadequate to meet current demands of potable water. A DRAFT version of the plan is available for inspection by citizens and residents at Mount Gilead Town Hall and can be viewed Monday through Friday 8am – 5 pm. Questions or concerns should be directed to: Dylan Haman, Town Manager or Daniel Medley, Public Works Director (910) 439-6687 (910) 439-5111 x. 946 110 W. Allenton Street 110 W. Allenton Street Mt. Gilead, NC 27306 Mt. Gilead, NC 27306



Employment applications available at or apply in person at Mount Gilead Town Hall 110 W. Allenton St., Mt. Gilead, NC. 27306 or email applications to Amy Roberts, Town Clerk: Call (910) 210-0951 for more info - Applications accepted until position is filled. 

Mt. Gilead, North Carolina... Mount Gilead, NC is a charming small town located between Charlotte and Greensboro at the foot of the Uwharrie Mountains, the oldest mountain range in North America. Our citizens enjoy a quiet peaceful way of life without the hustle and bustle of a larger city and with Mother Nature at your front door. The Mount Gilead Downtown Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.

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