• Valdese From Above
  • Town Hall
  • Valdese Old Rock School


Valdese Celebrates the "Glorious Return" on August 12 & 13 for the Waldensian Festival. 

Valdese, in the heart of Burke County is located in the foothills of Western North Carolina "where the Piedmont meets the Mountains." The Catawba River traverses Burke County west to east creating a wide valley and Lake Rhodhiss. The valley is intersected by I-40, US Highways 64 and 70, and NC Highways 18 and 181. Interstates 26, 77, and 85 are within a 50 mile radius. The Town of Valdese website has been re-created to assist citizens, businesses and visitors with up to date information about the services the Town of Valdese provides. Browse our website to see what Valdese has to offer.

Valdese is:

16 miles west of Hickory, NC
64 miles east of Asheville, NC
65 miles northwest of Charlotte, NC
85 miles west of Winston-Salem, NC
200 miles northeast of Atlanta, GA

Valdese Mailing Address: P.O. Box 339 Valdese NC 28690 



Who's Best Survey

We would like to recognize Alray Tire for wining the BEST AUTOSHOP in Valdese Contest!
Congratulations Alray! Thank you for the outstanding work you provide our citizens daily!

Our next contest will be for Salons. Be sure to vote here for your favorite: VOTE

FY 2016-2017 Proposed Budget