Michael King
Town Administrator

Michael King

Mr. King has been employed by the Town of Princeton since May 2022. In addition to overseeing all town operations, his primary duties include budget and finance, economic development, grant writing, and grant administration. Mr. King worked with Johnston County Planning from 2004-2020. He also served as the Planning Director and Parks and Recreation Director for the Town of Kenly from 2000-2022. Mr. King attended Wayne Community College and UNC-Chapel Hill. Mr. King also obtained his NCAZO Certification in 2011 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Government. Mr. King resides in Princeton with his wife Jaime and son, Jaxson. Their daughter Madison is is an elementary school teacher at Princeton Elementary. Their son attends UNC-Chapel Hill. They have 2 dogs, Roxy and Maverick. 


Mr. King serves on the Princeton Active Committe, Princeton Church of God Athletic Committee & Triangle East Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. In the past he served as the Princeton HS Booster Club VP, Princeton Elementary School PTA President and Princeton Recreational Pool President. Mr. King is very active in the community and youth sports programs. 


Town Administrator


Administration-Town Hall



919.936.8171 Ext. 1111