Easy Access to Attractive Opportunities

Franklin County offers the experience of rural living while still being in close proximity to the research, development, and educational assets that thrive in the nearby Raleigh-Durham metropolitan area and Research Triangle Park. With the presence of a strong infrastructure, healthcare services, educational opportunities, and an active community with business development incentives, Franklin County is an attractive site for a multitude of businesses.

Water town in Franklin County.

Noteworthy Characteristics

Novozymes, the world leader in biological solutions, houses their North American Headquarters in Franklin County where they conduct both research and development as well as enzyme manufacturing.

Novozymes NA aerial view.
Main building of Louisburg College. The front of the building is lined with classic, tall columns.

Satellite campuses of Vance-Granville Community College and home to Louisburg College.

Triangle North Executive Airport is owned and operated by Franklin County and contributes roughly $24,280,000 to region's annual economic output. 

Aerial view of Franklin County airport. Little airplanes line the tarmac.

Infrastructure and Support

Front sign of RDU airport. An airplane is taking off in the background.
  • Provides rail freight service to Raleigh and other major cities via CSX.
Freight train chugging along on a sunny afternoon.
Aerial view of Interstate 95 and US Highway 64 interchange.
  • Interstate 40, Interstate 95 and Interstate 85 are all easily accessible
  • Research Triangle Park is a 35-minute commute

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