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Stuart Gilbert


Where supporting your business is our business.

 Person County offers a strategic location for business and industry, being within a 45-minute drive of the Research Triangle Park. Person County is 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. RDU International Airport is located just 45 minutes away, and the deep-water ports of Norfolk, Virginia and Charleston, South Carolina are within five-hour drives - complemented by the ports of Morehead City and Wilmington, North Carolina within four-hour drives. Travel north, just beyond the bustling urban area of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, and discover Roxboro in beautiful Person County, NC.

Person County industries find a favorable climate for growth. The county has one of the lowest tax structures in the state, while enjoying a solid tax base. Diverse industries thrive in the 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.

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 solid transportation offering excellent shipping and distribution capabilities for the entire east coast, this is a safe, caring community that will step up to help make your business thrive.

But it's not just the "where" of Person County that makes it appealing. The "what," as in what you'll find here, is just as nice. Lush, rural scenery. Small-town hospitality. Rolling hills dotted with forests and farms. There's even an outstanding history museum. The Person County Arts Council brings a variety of arts, crafts and educational programming to the region, as the active theater-arts community continues to create enriching entertainment. Enjoy the out-of-doors. Spend a long afternoon on Hyco or Mayo Lake. Both lakes are ripe for exploring.

"Let's talk in Person! ... Let's meet in Person!"

Helpful Links

Person County Economic Development Commission
Major Employers
Demographic Profile
Available Buildings and Sites