The WPCOG staff is divided into eight work groups which include:

  • Administrative & Financial Services

  • Area Agency on Aging

  • Community & Economic Development

  • IT/GIS Services

  • Regional & Local Planning/Data Services

  • Section 8 Housing Program

  • Transportation

  • Workforce Development


To find out more about each of our services, identify your area of interest or need and use the links on the right-hand side or the main navigation along the top edge to find more information about each individual service or service contact information.



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The Western Piedmont Council of Governments shall serve all local government members in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell and Catawba Counties with professional, cost-effective assistance on a variety of local, regional, state and federal issues and programs.

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Telephone: ​828.322.9191

Fax: 828.322.5991

Mailing: P.O. Box 9026 | Hickory, NC 28603
Location: 1880 2nd Avenue NW
Hickory, NC 28601

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This institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. Auxiliary aids and services for individuals with disabilities are available upon request. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.