Person County

Noteworthy Characteristics

A Favorable Climate for Growth

With an exceptional quality of life, a world-class workforce, outstanding training offered at Piedmont Community College – recognized as one of the top community colleges in the state – and transportation options which offer excellent shipping and distribution capabilities for the entire east coast, this is a safe, commutable community that will help any business thrive. See all that it has to offer.

Unique Developments and Contributions

Expect diversity from this area, where the industrial base varies from such products as automotive and computer components to electrical production, wood products, fabricated metals, LED lighting components, and non-woven fabrics. Telecommunication capabilities include outstanding fiber-optic cable and broadband width, and enhanced cellular transmission. Extensive agricultural opportunities also abound, thanks to the county’s rural heritage and favorable climate.

Infrastructure and Support

  • Deep-water ports of Norfolk, Virginia and Charleston, South Carolina are within five-hour drives
  • Ports of Morehead City and Wilmington, North Carolina are within four-hour drives
  • Served by five primary highways, a dedicated freight rail service, and a state-of-the-art municipal airport with a 6,500-foot lighted runway

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