May 1, 2021
Gov. Cooper Issues Executive Order to Relax State’s Outdoor Mask Mandate and Ease Mass Gathering Limits
Yesterday, Governor Cooper announced Executive Order 209 Easing Statewide Restrictions. Executive Order 209 will take effect this Friday, April 30th, 2021 at 5:00pm and remain in effect through June 1st, 2021 at 5:00pm.
The Town Hall and The Historic Banner Elk School will be open to the public by appointment until further notice. Town Hall staff are available by appointment, phone and email during regular office hours. 828-898-5398
We apologize for any inconveniences this creates during this trying time. Please know that the Town continues to monitor developments and take appropriate actions to provide service continuity.
The Town of Banner Elk will continue to follow State and Federal guidance on issues related to COVID-19.
PLEASE USE THE LINKS BELOW FOR INFORMATION AND UPDATES ON CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
Welcome to the Town of Banner Elk
Banner Elk, in Avery County, North Carolina is located in the mountains of western North Carolina and is home to a bustling community filled with High Country activities such as skiing, golfing, hiking, horseback riding, rafting, and fishing.
Banner Elk is in the center of The High Country and is the ski capitol of the South. This is the destination for thousands of people who love the great outdoors and southern culture. The main attraction is the very agreeable climate, the local citizens, and the year-round activities found in the high country. Many gated communities can be found nestled in Banner Elk’s countryside.