Welcome to the High Country Council of Governments.
High Country Council of Governments is the multi-county planning and development agency for the seven northwestern North Carolina counties of Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey. The High Country region is a voluntary association of towns and counties located in the northern mountains of North Carolina. The Council is one of 16 multi-county planning regions in the state and serves as a cooperative extension of local governments. The agency was established in 1974 by the member governments as provided for in NC General Statutes. For more information on HCCOG, click here.
468 New Market Blvd. Boone, NC 28607 Phone: (828) 265-5434 Fax: (828) 265-5439