Chatham County

Chatham County is one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina. Located between two metro areas – the Research Triangle and Piedmont Triad – Chatham County is an attractive place to live and do business, best known for its low cost of living, abundant recreation opportunities, and energetic historic main streets.

It has a robust manufacturing presence, with a workforce that is prepared for the technological advances of the 21st century. Existing industries include 3M, Arauco, General Shale, Triangle Brick, Mountaire Farms, and Brookwood Farms.

Chatham Park

Already underway in Chatham County is Chatham Park, a 7,100 acre planned mixed-use development located adjacent to Jordan Lake and Pittsboro. At full build out, the project is expected to add 60,000 residents and to house 22 million square feet of office, research, retail and community space.

Click here to visit the Chatham Park website to learn more. 

Unique Developments and Contributions


  • Chatham Park, a 7,100-acre live-work-play-learn community, is under construction in Pittsboro.
  • MOSAIC at Chatham Park, a $350 million mixed-use development, will serve as the commercial gateway to Chatham Park.
  • The 1,802-acre certified Chatham-Siler City Advanced Manufacturing Site has a unique geographic location to draw resources from two major metro areas
  • The 2,600-acre Moncure Megasite is minutes from Raleigh and a collaborative effort from Chatham, Lee, and Harnett counties.
  • Award-winning Briar Chapel is one of the largest Green Certified communities in the Research Triangle.

Join Chatham County as it grows. View available buildings and sites in Chatham County.

Infrastructure and Support

  • Within an hour’s drive of Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Greensboro and Pinehurst
  • Excellent highway and rail access
  • Skilled and educated resident workforce
  • Easy access to urban amenities
  • Diverse housing choices
  • A public-school system committed to fostering a strong culture of learning
  • An innovative community college system that offers unique curriculum programs, continuing education classes and customized workforce training for employers

Learn more about how Chatham County supports local industries.

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