Lee County

Noteworthy Characteristics


Many of the world’s most respected companies thrive in Lee County such as Moen, Pfizer, Coty, Caterpillar, and Frontier Spinning.

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Centrally Located and Easily Accessed


The Southern base of the Research Triangle Region offers access to world-class expertise, an exceptional transportation network, and a vital and diversified industrial base that makes everyone more successful – all with a high quality of life. See all that Sanford area has to offer.

Unique Developments and Contributions


Being located near world-renowned universities such as The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, and N.C. State University helps businesses attract top talent. The richly skilled workforce is due in part to broad opportunities for industrial training and education offered by Central Carolina Community College, one of the state’s largest and best two-year colleges.

Infrastructure and Support


  • Home to Raleigh Executive Jetport, a growing facility boasting a 6,500-foot expandable runway
  • Raleigh-Durham International Airport is a 30-minute drive away
  • Several major highways intersect Sanford, providing companies with access to all major markets in NC and throughout the eastern United States

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