Duplin County NC

County News

The Cowan Museum of History and Science will have a Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 7th, from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

The Duplin County Tax Office is in the process of data collection for the 2022 Revaluation.  County employed appraisers and some contracted tax appraisers will be visiting each property in the county to review the real property listing. These appraisers have marked vehicles and Duplin County issued ID badges. Should you have any question or concerns, please contact the Duplin County Tax Office at 910-296-2110.

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Duplin County Board of Elections will hold an educational seminar about voter photo identification requirements at 9am and 6:30pm Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Ed Emory Auditorium located inside Lois G. Britt Building at 165 Agriculture Drive Kenansville, NC 28349.

The seminar is free and open to the public.

Beginning in 2020, voters will be required to provide photo identification before they vote. This includes both in-person and by-mail voting, with some exceptions. In November 2018, North Carolina voters approved an amendment to the N.C. Constitution to require voters to present photo ID at the polls.

Session Law 2018-144 requires each county board of elections to hold at least two voter ID seminars before September 1, 2019. Attendees also will receive information about voting options, including absentee-by-mail, One-Stop early voting and Election Day voting. Information about provisional voting, the availability of free North Carolina voter ID cards and residency requirements for voting also will be provided.

For more information on the voter ID requirement in North Carolina, please go to www.ncsbe.gov/Voter-ID.

Questions? Please contact the Duplin County Board of Elections at (910)296-2170 or dcboe@duplincounty.com.


This is an official notice of an election to be conducted in Duplin County on 11/05/2019.

Submission of Proposed Fiscal Year 2019-20 Duplin County Budget, Change in meeting place and Notice of Public Hearing

2019 State of the County Presentation

Duplin County is hosting a Public Meeting regarding the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (“Buyout Program”)

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

Ed Emory Auditorium
165 Agriculture Drive
Kenansville, NC 28349

Representatives from the North Carolina Department of Public Safety Division of Emergency Management will provide information about the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, such as residential home acquisition (buyout), elevation, and mitigation reconstruction.

This meeting is open to the public, including residents who have applied for the program, and residents who want to learn about applying.

Persons with disabilities or who need accommodations attending this event can contact 910-296-2102.


Related Information:

Acquisition Fact Sheet
Elevation Fact Sheet
Homeowner Guide HMGP Fact Sheet
Hurricane Florence Buyout – Homeowner Application

February 12, 2019 6:00 p.m.— 8:00 p.m.
Ed Emory Auditorium, 165 Agriculture Drive, Kenansville

FEMA-4393-DR-NC Mitigation Branch is hosting a Community Education Workshop to provide recovery and mitigation information for homeowners. The workshop combines brief presentations, a question-and-answer period, and an open-forum period. Panelists will include subject manner experts from Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Small Business Administration (SBA) and FEMA’s Divisions to include: Floodplain & Insurance, Individual Assistance/Housing, Disability Integration, Environmental & Historic Preservation and Community Education & Outreach. 

Workshop topics:
– Mitigation application in pre- and post-disaster environments.
– Information for homeowners, along with business owners and renters, on mitigation measures that can lessen the impact of future disasters such as floods,      tornadoes, hurricanes, etc.
– Overview of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and any other applicable insurance coverage such as fire, high wind, etc.
– Understanding the value of mitigation, i.e. dollars spent vis-à-vis dollars saved.
– Defining the concept of building safer, stronger and smarter.
– Providing information on possible funding sources for implementing mitigation measures and on other resources.
– Demonstrating the use of the flood maps and providing attendees the opportunity to locate their properties on the local floodplain map.


Damage Assessment Information

Damage Assessment Questionnaire


2019 Tax Extension Request