Next Regular Board Meeting Monday, March 5, 2018 - February 07, 2018

Our next Regular Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 5, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. in the Mo... [more...]


Town of Mount Olive... A Small Town with a Big Future!

Thank you for your interest in Mount Olive. Located in Wayne County on the border of Duplin County, Mount Olive is served by a network of highways with US Highway 117 and NC Highway 55, linking the town to Interstate 40 and the North Carolina Eastern Region Global TransPark. CSX rail service enters the industrial area which adjoins the 5,200-foot runway airport. Seaports are located one to two hours away at Wilmington and Morehead City.We are located just south of Goldsboro, a Metropolitan Statistical Area which includes Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, one of the premier military installations in the world. Mount Olive is the second largest town in the county. The Wayne County Public School system is one of the largest in southeastern NC. Programs are offered to students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. Mount Olive boasts a four-year institution of higher learning, Mount Olive College. Customized training and programs for business and industry provided by our schools and institutions are a plus in the area's industrial recruitment. Figures from the last census place the population of Mount Olive at 4,899. Population within a 10-mile radius is approximately 35,000. The Mount Olive area lies south of the Snowbelt and averages only five inches of snow per year. The annual temperature averages 62 degrees F. From historical mansions to comfortable bungalows, to downtown apartments, from reasonable to extravagant- Mount Olive has it all within easy commutes to shopping centers and business. Beaches, museums, historic sites, state parks, the Civil War corridor, the capital city of Raleigh and the mountains are within easy driving distance.  The Mount Olive community supports two parks, Westbrook Park — with its one-of-a-kind Kids World Playground — and Nelson Street Park. Nature lovers enjoy the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park just minutes away. Each year on the last full weekend in April, Mount Olive celebrates its agribusiness heritage with the NC Pickle Festival — one of the best-known festivals in the state.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ Equal Housing Opportunity Employer.

Our 2016 Water Quality Report is now available, please click the link below.

Board Meeting video stream will begin at 7pm on February 5.


Upcoming Events

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Planning BoardRegular meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Mount Olive Court Room located at 114 East James Street, unless otherwise designated by the Board.

The Mount Olive Rotary & Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Annual Cabin Fever Golf Tournament on Thursday, February 22, 2018 & Friday, February 23, 2018. The steak dinner will be served at 6:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 22nd. Lunch will be se...

Unity's Annual Black History Parade has been scheduled for Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. A rain date has been set for Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. For additional information, please contact Vicky Darden at 919-658-3961.

Recent News

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Next Regular Board Meeting, Monday, March 5, 2018

(2/7/2018) Our next Regular Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, March  5, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. in the Mount Olive Municipal Court.

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

(1/31/2018) USDA Nondiscrimination Statement   For State and local Agencies and their subrecipients use the FNS Nondiscrimination Statement. In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rig...

Mount Olive Fair Housing Complaint Procedure Notice

(12/7/2017) Mount Olive Fair Housing Complaint Procedure Notice