Welcome to the official website of the City of Kinston. Whether you are a resident of Kinston, a visitor to our City, or just visiting our website, we are glad you are visiting us.

This site is created to provide you with the services and information you need to enjoy all that Kinston has to offer. We are proud of Kinston's heritage, parks and recreation, community activities, friendly and quiet neighborhoods, river enhancements, city services, quaint shops, revitalized downtown areas and business community.

Our community is positioned for growth over the next few years. As we grow, we are committed to developing more effective ways of delivering services and programs to our citizens and to be more responsive to our residents, businesses and customers.
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We are committed to improving communications with our residents and business community. If you have any questions about Kinston, or would like to provide us any feedback about our City, please feel free to contact us at 252-939-3110.

Welcome to Kinston, a great place to call home!

BJ Murphy, Mayor