Watauga County has the lowest county tax rates in the High Country. The 2007-2008 county rates in the areas I cover are Watauga 0.313, Ashe 0.395, and Avery 0.39. Each area includes additional taxes according to township, fire district, landfill fees, etc. Most of the listings on my website give property tax information. If you would like more information or examples of tax rates in our area, please call me at (828) 266-9850.