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Locust, 2 1/2 hours east of the Appalachian Mountains and only 3 1/2 hours from the coast, is a quaint town in the center of a growing area. Locust is a perfect place to make a home. A family-oriented city that takes pride in each other and their community.

City Hall
113 South Central Avenue
Locust, North Carolina 28097
Phone: (704) 888-5260

City Hall hours of operation are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. City Hall and the Police Department are located at 113 South Central Avenue.

Click here to visit the City of Locust Web site.

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Locust Police Department
113 South Central Avenue
Locust, North Carolina 28097
Emergency: 911
Phone: (704) 888-4744

The Locust Police Department consists of eleven officers — five full-time and six reserves. The department provides police protection and assists with all EMS and Fire emergencies within the city. All officers are active in the Community Policing Effort. The City of Locust has twenty-four hour police protection with an average response time under seven minutes.

Stanly County Public Library
Locust Branch
1016 West Main St
Locust, NC 28097
Phone:(704) 888-0103

Mon thru Thurs - 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fri - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Visit the Stanly County Library web site for more information.

Locust Elementary (K-8)
103 School Road.
Locust, NC 28097
Phone: 704-888-5921
Fax: 704-888-6631
Running Creek (K-8)
18231 Running Creek Ch. Rd.
Locust, NC 28097
Phone: 704-485-8030
Fax: 704-485-8060
West Stanly High School
16688 NC Hwy 24-27
Oakboro, NC 28129
Phone:(704) 485-3012
Fax: 704-485-4509
For detailed information about Locust, visit the city's web site.