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Welcome to New Residents

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The Board of Commissioners of Chatham County extends a warm welcome to you. We are proud to live in a county rich with history, scenic beauty, natural resources, and cultural diversity, and we believe that you have chosen to live here because of these qualities.

This section of the website offers an array of information to help you connect with your new community and neighbors and to provide links to resources that are most valuable to newcomers. We also encourage you to visit the County Government section to learn more about your county government and the Local Information section for general information on the area (population, history, interesting facts, etc.).

We are fortunate to have two excellent educational programs offered by community organizations that provide opportunities for residents to learn more about Chatham County and its local governments. Click here for more information.

Information for new residents found in this section includes:

If you do not find the information you are seeking here, please contact the County Manager’s Office at 919-542-8200.