In accordance with Executive Order 124 set forth by Governor Roy Cooper on March 31st, the following provisions apply to the Utility Customers of the Town of Candor: Click link for ENGLISH or SPANISH.

Town of Candor

214 S. Main Street

PO Box 220

Candor, NC 27229


T (910) 974-4221

F (910)974-4299



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Candor is located in CENTRAL North Carolina - The perfect position in which to relocate your business, home, or both!


Beginning next week, Montgomery County will have Mobile Testing for COVID-19 in each town. Testing will take place at Candor Elementary School and is scheduled for Wednesdays in June from 2 - 6pm, on the 10th, 17th, and 24th. Testing forms are available at the Candor Town Hall OR click here to download in English or Spanish. This form must be filled out in order to be tested for COVID-19. 

  • Those being tested do not have to leave their vehicle.

  • BEWARE: once someone is tested, they must  self-quarantine until they get their results back.


We also have face masks available for anyone that needs one. We have a limited supply, but will be receiving more from Montgomery County Emergency Management in the coming days. Contact the Town of Candor at 910-974-4221 for more information or Montgomery County Health Department at 910-572-1393.                                                                                                          (posted 6/1/20)

The Town of Candor was incorporated in 1891 and is a community with deep roots. We are a vital part of the economy of Montgomery County, NC. Our pride rests in the ingenuity of our people and the strides we have made in agriculture and industry - specifically Peaches, Railway & Manufacturing. We are known throughout the state as the "Peach Capital of North Carolina", and this is a title we honor annually with the exciting N.C. Peach Festival. Please feel free to navigate through our website and learn more about us...and Welcome to Candor, NC!


June 1 - July 27, 2020

LIFT PLUS by the Montgomery Co. Cooperative Extension Agency

"Hayley Cowell and Rhonda Peters, Family and Consumer Science Agents in Stanly and Montgomery Counties, have teamed up to offer the LIFT PLUS program for adults. This program focuses on eight core exercises, but will also build in intensity and variation to increase the tools for healthy living. This program is perfect for people of all fitness levels..." The program is free, however REGISTRATION (click here to register) is required - you will also have to download the ZOOM app on your computer or phone. Join us for a fun summer of getting fit!

Beginning today (3/17/2020) - TBD


Attention Candor Residents: Effective 5:00pm Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and until further notice, Town Hall in Candor is now closed to the public in response to COVID-19.

Town Staff will continue to provide essential services during this time. We encourage others to practice social distancing recommendations provided by our State and Federal Government Agencies.

Effective until further notice the Town of Candor WILL NOT disconnect services for non-payment of water/sewer services. Late fees for payments due March 19th will be waived. Utility payments can still be made in a variety of ways:

- By mail at PO Box 220

- Online at

- Using the drop-box at Town Hall for a check or money order. DO NOT put cash in the drop box. 


Restrooms at the Park will remain locked.


Town Staff can still be reached by phone during limited office hours by calling 910-974-4221. For immediate assistance with leaks, call

910-571-8443 or 910-573-1257. 

SPECIAL NOTICE (effective immediately)

2020 North Carolina Peach Festival

(Always the 3rd Saturday in July)

Due to concerns over and consequences from COVID-19, we have decided that it is in best interest of everyone to CANCEL the 2020 N.C. Peach Festival. Please keep yourselves and your families safe, and know that we are looking forward to seeing you all in 2021!

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1st Monday of Each Month

Town of Candor Board of Commissioner's Meeting

Meeting held in Candor Town Hall. Public is welcome to attend. Takes place the 1st Monday of each month.

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Aberdeen & West End Railroad - Candor Depot (Early 20th Century)

Town of Candor

214 South Main Street

Candor, NC 27229

T (910)974-4221

F (910)974-4299

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