About The Town Of Laurel Park

Incorporated

The Town of Laurel Park was incorporated on February 28, 1925.

Location

The Town lies at the southern edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains just west of Hendersonville, North Carolina, 26 miles south/southeast of Asheville, and 44 miles north/northwest of Spartanburg.

Vision

“The Town of Laurel Park values its people, its strong sense of community, and its mountain environment. The Town envisions a future where balanced decisionmaking results in a quality community where people have choices. Our Town is responsive to the needs of residents today and adapts to serve our neighbors of tomorrow.”

Mission

At the Town of Laurel Park, we focus every day on supplying quality, efficient services, and transparent government to remember our past, respect our present, and enhance the future of citizens.

Values

Quality: To ensure all activities and service meets excellence.

Community: Foster a feeling of fellowship within our town to facilitate and strengthen common attitudes interests, and goals. 

Prestige: To be the example for our citizens, neighbors, and region.

Sustainability: To provide sustainability to the Town through its environment, culture, and finances.

Transparency: To foster trust between government and citizens through active, honest communication.

Population

2,260 (Official Municipal Estimate – State Demographer July 1, 2017)
2,180 (2010 Census)
2,017 (2000 Census)
1,322 (1990 Census)

Area

Laurel Park encompasses 2.87 square miles.

Employees

The Town of Laurel Park employs 19 full time employees.