Granville County

Noteworthy Characteristics


A Business and People-Friendly Place


Granville County’s rich heritage and rural beauty blends harmoniously with its modern, business-friendly environment. With its close proximity to an International Airport, an abundant skilled work force, modest land costs, relatively low taxes, and a high quality of life, Granville County makes an excellent choice for business expansion and location. See everything that makes Granville different.

Unique Developments and Contributions


Granville County is already home to industry leaders who operate on a large scale. Its most notable manufacturing employers include Revlon, the world’s largest cosmetic manufacturing facility, CertainTeed, the world’s largest asphalt shingle manufacturing facility, and Bandag/Bridgestone, a leading manufacturer of retread tires. Flextronics, Newton Instruments, and Food Lion Distribution are located in the southern portion of the County, just above Falls Lake.

Infrastructure and Support


  • Six I-85 interchanges link the county to the entire Eastern-seaboard and east coast major highway infrastructure
  • Private sector employers help maintain the county’s manufacturing workforce well above the state and national average
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area amenities are a short commute away

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