The Town of Hudson, incorporated in 1905, is within Caldwell County and is nestled in the scenic Appalachian foothills of Western North Carolina.
Hudson is located along N.C. Hwy 321 in the southern part of Caldwell County approximately 15 miles north of I-40. Hudson is approximately 70 miles northwest of Charlotte, 85 miles southwest of Winston-Salem and 90 miles northeast of Asheville.
The North Carolina ski lodges are located a mere 18 miles north of Hudson in Boone, NC. Hudson has a land area of approximately four square miles and a population of 3,116.
North Carolina is blessed with a fine network of interstate and state highways. This makes many of the major cities and resort areas of the Southeast easily accessible to our area.
In an article published in the Reader's Digest, the metropolitan four county service area that includes Hudson was identified as one of the best 10 areas of the Country to raise a family. Also, the late Charles Kuralt of CBS Broadcasting identified the 10 most picturesque places in America. Of these ten places, two are within easy access of Hudson. One, Grandfather Mountain, is only minutes from Hudson and the other, The North Carolina Outer Banks, can be reached is less than a day by car.
Welcome to the official website of the Town of Hudson. We hope it provides you with useful information regarding our services and our community. The Town of Hudson strives to provide the most efficient and effective services for our citizens. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments.
Small town living and friendly people make Hudson a great community. Hudson is rich in culture and history. We have many "quality of life" amenities and a business-friendly environment. Come visit us and see why we love to call this place our hometown!
Mayor Janet Winkler