County Administrator


 The Board of Supervisors is responsible for approving the county budget, setting tax rates, and hiring a county administrator who oversees the day-to-day operations of the County. The County Administrator is the primary contact for the Board of Supervisors.  Our County Administrator is Michael L. Carter.

The County Administration Office is located on the First Floor of the Smyth County Office Building, (121 Bagley Circle, Suite 100). The office building is located on the grounds of Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute ("hospital hill") near Exit 45 of Interstate 81. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.