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Mitchell County Schools

Gouge Elementary School

Bowman Middle School

Mitchell High School

Mayland Community College



AMY Regional Library

AMY Regional Library

Bakersville Community Medical Clinic

Bakersville Community
Health Center

Offering low cost medical care based on income, and assistance with the Affordable Care Act (open enrollment coming up in November).

Mitchell Grown

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Farm Products at
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Mitchell Cooperative Extension

Mitchell Cooperative Extension

Mitchell County Historical Society

Mitchell County Historical Society

Welcome to Bakersville!

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Photo credit: Doug Sudduth

Thank you for visiting with us. We hope that you will come and bring your family soon and browse our unique art galleries, spend a day or two touring nearby artists' studios, attend one of our area festivals or art events, do a little birding, bike along our scenic roads, catch some trout, take a day trip or longer to beautiful Roan Mountain, or just relax along our Creek Walk.

You might want to stay longer when you see our good schools, locally owned and operated restaurants, library, competitively priced real estate, and friendly people. Take a look around, we're pretty sure that you will want to take a look at the Town of Bakersville, North Carolina!

Pottery Showcase" "Soda Chicks & Chet" Homesale

Celebrating its fourteenth year, “Soda Chicks and Chet” Pottery Homesale is a must stop on your Labor Day weekend calendar.

Bakersville potters, Gay Smith, Suze Lindsay, and Kent McLaughlin, and their special invited guests, Will Baker, Joy Tanner, and Ronan Peterson will come together to help you discover why handmade pottery enriches your home and life.

The hosts invite you join them in a toast this next generation of young NC potters who will exhibit with them this year. Join them for good company, delicious food displayed on hand made pots, and view gorgeous flower arrangements in our vases!

The open house is at Fork Mountain Pottery in Bakersville, NC on Saturday, September 3rd, 10-6 and Sunday, September 4th from 10-5. Go to for more information on the potters, their work and homesale location.

Mitchell County Historical Society


Decoration Day at the old Bakersville Cemetery will be held on Sunday, September 18th, at 2pm.

As always, events sponsored Mitchell County Historical Society is free of charge and open to the public. For more information, or to join or renew your membership to the Historical Society, call 688-4371.

Cruz-in Fundraiser


Mica Gallery

Mica Gallery

Mica, a cooperative fine contemporary crafts gallery in downtown Bakersville, presents "Luminous", with paintings by Tim Turner and glass by Kenny Pieper & Pablo Soto. The show is on view from July 1 - September 5th.

Mica is located at 37 N Mitchell Ave, Bakersville, and is open daily: Mon-Sat: 10-5; Sun: Noon-5. Find us on the web: Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Instagram: Call: 828-688-6422.


In Tandem Gallery

In Tandem GalleryIn Tandem Gallery

In Tandem Gallery features artists CJ Niehaus and Jim Adams for the month of August. New online artists include Ian Childers and Matthew Hyleck.

In Tandem Gallery is located at 20 N Mitchell Ave, in downtown Bakersville. For more information, contact owner-curator Silvia Ferrari-Palmer at 828-688-6428.




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