North Carolina

About the ​City

Whiteville, a family-oriented community, has many resources
that make it a wonderful place to live, work, or just visit.  
We have a recreation center that has many on-going activities
for both the young and the young at heart.  We are located
​within 45 minutes of the North Carolina and South Carolina Coast, where one can always find a lot of fun things to do.  No matter what your style, you will find it in Whiteville or close by. Whiteville boasts a low tax rate coupled with great city services, and has a wide range of businesses and health care facilities.  Our staff is eager to provide both service and information to those who request it, and are dedicated to constantly improving services that help make our city a wonderful place to live.  If you do not find the information you are looking for within this site, please call City Hall at 910-642-8046 for a personal response to your inquiry. Thank you for visiting our website.  We hope that you can visit in person soon and see why we are so proud of our city.  We believe that once you have had a chance to learn a little more about our community, and the services that the City provides to its citizens, that you will agree that the City of Whiteville is The Best Little City in the USA


New on April 24, 2017!  The City is accepting Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to provide concessions services at the City's Parks and Recreation sites by means of an independent contractor's agreement. Click HERE for full RFP advertisement. RFP packets can be obtained with more information by visiting the City Clerk's office or calling 910-642-8046, extension 1007 and speaking with Bonnie Williams. For questions concerning the project scope of work, please contact Blake Spivey at 910-642-9052, extension 6002. The deadline to submit a RFP is no later than 5pm on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Any RFP packet received after the time and date specified shall not be considered. The City reserves the right to reject any and/or all RFP's.

New on April 20, 2017!   The City is experiencing a water main break on Legion Drive. This may affect Spruce Street, Sunset Avenue, Sycamore Lane, First Avenue, and surrounding areas. It is not known at this time when water will be restored. The City appreciates your patience.

New on April 18, 2017!   NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING: The Whiteville City Council will meet on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 10 am in Council Chambers at City Hall located at 24 Hill Plaza in Whiteville to discuss matters related to the FY2017-18 Budget for the City. The Public is invited to attend. 

NEW on April 17, 2017! The City is accepting seal bids for the purchase of personal property, a house located at 309 S. Madison Street in Whiteville. There are conditions to the sale. The deadline to submit bids to the City Clerk is no later than 1:59 pm on Wednesday, May, 10 2017. The bid opening will be at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Click HERE for more information.

Click HERE for information regarding Scams and to get tips for Roofing, Flooding, and Tree Repairs. This flyer also tells you how to report Scams. This flyer was taken from the Attorney General's website.

Click HERE to view a 2 minute video from Duke Energy Carolinas that highlights how Duke Energy restores power after a storm. They have a very methodical process and power must be restored in a sequential order due to its interconnectivity.

Click here to view/print a copy of the approved FY2016-17 Budget for the City of Whiteville. The FY2016-17 Budget was approved by City Council on June 14, 2016.

Please click here to see the guidelines for Yard Waste Pickup. If you want or need the guidelines in Spanish, click here.

Click here to view or print a copy of the 2015 Water Quality Report for the City of Whiteville. Click here for the report in Spanish.

See here for a Press Release relating to Water Bill(s) Scam. Click here to view the release in Spanish.


Click for the latest Whiteville weather forecast.

 The City of Whiteville, having received Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, wishes to ensure that programs and activities undertaken by the City relating to housing and urban development be administered in a manner to affirmatively further fair housing as required by Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended; 24 CFR 107, Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity in Housing under Executive Order 11063; and the North Carolina State Fair Housing Act, NCGS, Chapter 41A.

The City of Whiteville desires that every citizen be afforded the opportunity to select a home of his or her choice, and the City deplores discrimination in the provision of housing on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, sex, national origin, young children in a family, or handicapping conditions.

In order to accomplish the above, the City of Whiteville has adopted the following procedures for receiving and resolving housing discrimination complaints:

1.            Any person or persons wishing to file a complaint of housing discrimination in the City of Whiteville may do so by informing the City of Whiteville Manager at (910) 642-8046, or NC Human Relations Commission (919) 807-4420, Toll-Free (866) 324-7474, TDD# (919) 807-4420 (or Relay North Carolina TTY# 1-800-735-2962) of the facts and circumstances of the alleged discriminatory act or practice;

2.            Upon receiving a housing discrimination complaint, the City of Whiteville Manager shall acknowledge the complaint with ten (10) days in writing and inform the North Carolina Human Relations Commission about the complaint.  The City shall then assist the Commission and the complainant in filing an official written housing discrimination complaint with the Commission, pursuant to the State Fair Housing Act and Title VIII.

3.            The City of Whiteville shall offer assistance to the Commission in the investigation and reconciliation of all housing discrimination complaints which are based upon events occurring in the City.

4.            The City of Whiteville Manager shall publicize within the City that he is the local official to contact with housing discrimination complaints. paragraph here.

Interested in knowing about Political Signs in the City of Whiteville, click here.