The fourth meeting of the Neuse River Basin Regional Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee (HMPC) has been scheduled for Monday, March 9, 2020, at 3:30 PM, at the Lenoir County Cooperative Extension, 1791 NC Highway 11 S, Kinston, NC 28504.  The second Public Input Meeting will be conducted that evening at 5:30 PM at the same location.  For more information check out

RESURFACING IN PROGRESS--Over the next few weeks you may experience road closures and detours due to contractors working on resurfacing roads in our city limits. Please read the list carefully, pay attention to road signs, and prepare alternate routes to avoid delays. #stayalert #staysafe

Wildwood Dr - from NC 102 to Cedar Ln and from Cedar Ln to Old Snow Hill Rd
Oakdale Dr - from Woodview Dr to Cedar Ln
Sunset Dr
Snow Hill St - from 3rd to Planters St
King St
Martin Luther King Jr St - from 5th to Lee St (Old NC 11)
5th St - from Martin Luther King Jr St to Lee St (Old NC 11)
2nd St - from Martin Luther King Jr St to Lee St (Old NC 11) and from Blount St to West College St

PLANNING BOARD VACANCY--The Town of Ayden Governing Board is seeking to fill a vacancy on the Ayden Planning Board. The Planning Board is an advisory board that provides recommendations on land use and development related issues and applications to the Town of Ayden’s Governing Board. The Planning Board meets monthly on the third Monday at 7:00 p.m. at the Ayden Town Hall, 4144 West Avenue, in the second floor board room. Unless the vacancy is posted as “ETJ” (extra-territorial jurisdiction), you must live within the Town’s corporate limits to serve on a Town Board or Commission.
Applications are available at Ayden Town Hall or on our website at All applications should be delivered to Sarah Radcliff, Town Clerk, 4144 West Avenue, Ayden, NC 28513.


2018 Town of Ayden Water Quality Report (CCR) available for viewing here.



Town of Ayden Featured On National T.V.

The Town of Ayden is proud to announce that it has been featured on national television on The Discovery Channel. The Town appeared on Viewpoints with Terry Bradshaw and is recognized as being "One of America's Best Small Communities to Raise a Family."

Ayden officials had previously been contacted by United States Media Television, Inc., a television show production company based in Florida, about being featured in a short documentary about the Town and its charming qualities. The segment featuring the Town appeared on the Discovery Channel on August 2, 2013 and will continue to appear throughout 15 major markets across the southeast and Atlantic of the United States.

Below is the segment featuring the Town of Ayden. It can be viewed via the Town's website or via YouTube. READ MORE >>