ROWAN PUBLIC LIBRARY
 


Government

Local - Rowan County

Rowan County Code of Ordinances - as published by the Rowan County Commisioners

Elected Officials Directory - elected officials of Rowan County

Rowan County Board of Elections - check voter registration, where to vote, forms and polling places for Rowan county

North Carolina

Cities and Counties

North Carolina Agricultural Statistics - by county

North Carolina Census Information - From the North Carolina State Data Center. Use this page as a starting point to locate Census 2000 information for North Carolina cities, counties, and municipalities.

North Carolina Cities and Towns - a list of links to North Carolina cities and towns, from the UNC School of Government Library.

North Carolina Crime Statistics - from the North Carolina Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program, administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation

North Carolina Counties - list contains websites that provide information on local and regional government; civic organizations; education resources; visitor’s bureaus; tourism and relocation services; and commercial services for each of North Carolina's 100 counties.

North Carolina County Profiles - Employment, population, education, and other statistical information on North Carolina's 100 counties. A service of the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Economic Development Information System.

North Carolina State Travel Maps - publications regarding North Carolina’s transportation system, including maps, charts and other reference materials, most are free.

State Government

State Agencies - a list of links to NC state agencies, from NCGOV, the website of North Carolina government

North Carolina Agencies

North Carolina Directory of State and County Officials - the Directory of State and County Officials of North Carolina contains thousands of names, addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail and web addresses of government agencies in North Carolina.

North Carolina Arts Council Grants and Services - an agency of the Department of Cultural Resources, the nation's first cabinet level state agency for the arts, history, and libraries.

NC Department of Revenue - everything related to taxes in North Carolina

North Carolina Office of State Fire Marshal - access the North Carolina State Building Code Online

State Employment

Print the North Carolina State Government Application for Employment

State Laws and Lawmaking

North Carolina Administrative Code - is where the official rules of the state of NC are published.

North Carolina General Statutes - from The Official Site of the North Carolina General Assembly.

North Carolina Register - is published twice a month and contains information relating to agency rulemaking, executive orders, contested case decisions and other notices

Office of Administrative Hearings - Rules Division - Links to Administrative Rules Online and NC Register

State Licenses, Permits, and Occupational Boards

NC Business License Information Office - contains information regarding licenses required by N.C. state agencies and occupational licensing boards.

Regulated Child Care in NC - Licensing information for NC Child Care Providers

Statistics

North Carolina Agricultural Statistics - by county

North Carolina Census Information - From the North Carolina State Data Center. Use this page as a starting point to locate Census 2000 information for North Carolina cities, counties, and municipalities.

LINC (NC Statistics) - contains statistical and demographic information for the state of North Carolina.

North Carolina Labor Market Information - Provides unemployment statistics, hours and earnings data, economic outlook information, a list of the state's largest employers, and more.

North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center - Offers research, grant programs, and the Rural Data Bank, North Carolina's leading source of information on rural people, communities and the rural economy.

Voting and Elections

Who Represents Me? - from the North Carolina General Assembly

Check Your Voter Registration Here - from the North Carolina State Board of Elections

Wildlife and Environment

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission - Includes information on coexisting with wildlife and locating wildlife rehabilitators in your area.

NC Water Resources and Rivers - the North Carolina Water Science Center from the USGS

United States

American FactFinder - Information from the U.S. Census Bureau

Browse Topics - Browse Topics is your pathway to Federal Web sites. Professional librarians from the Federal depository library community have created a browseable list of Federal Web sites based off broad subject areas.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance - Federal assistance programs available to State and local governments

CIA World Factbook - provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

Congressional Biographical Directory - Biographical Data for U.S. Congress from 1774-present

Consumer Information Catalog - This is the catalog of government publications known for its Pueblo, Colorado mailing address. Free and low cost publications offer information about cars, education, employment, health, money, and more

DisabilityInfo.gov - Search disability-related government resources. Choose from categories including education, health, employment, housing, and transportation, then connect to information about services.

Embassies (in Washington DC) - provides information on each of the embassies in Washington D.C., with links to Web-based resources where available.

Embassy Page - locations of embassies around the world

Federal Reserve Board - Statistical Releases from the Federal Reserve

Grants.Gov - Grants.gov will simplify the grants management process, and create a centralized, online process to find and apply for over 600 grant programs from the 26 Federal grant-making agencies.

Historical United States Census Data Browser - from historical volumes of the U.S. Census of Population and Housing.

Immigration - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services - The USCIS is responsible for the administration of immigration and naturalization adjudication functions and establishing immigration services policies and priorities.

Monthly Labor Review Established in 1915, Monthly Labor Review is the principal journal of fact, analysis, and research from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, an agency within the U.S. Department of Labor. Each month, economists, statisticians, and experts from the Bureau join with private sector professionals and State and local government specialists to provide a wealth of research in a wide variety of fields.

Social Security Handbook - Readable, easy to understand resource for the very complex Social Security programs and services.

Statistical Abstract of the United States - the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States

Guide to House and Senate members - provides a single point of access for Member information

The Congressional Directory - is the official directory of the U.S. Congress

THOMAS - Legislative Information on the Internet

InfoPass - click here to schedule an appointment at your local immigration office

Foreignborn.com - For all foreign-born individuals entering or living in the United States

USA.gov - is an easy-to-search, free-access website designed to give you a centralized place to find information from U.S. local, state and federal government agency websites.

Vital Statistics - Where to write for Birth, death, marriage certificates and more. Every State and U.S. Territory is included.

White House Home Page - the official website of The White House, the residence of the US President