Granville County

A Business and People-Friendly Place

Home to over 903 businesses and 16 manufacturing companies employing over 100 people, Granville County's rich heritage and rural beauty blends harmoniously with its modern, business-friendly environment. With its close proximity to an International Airport, an abundant skilled work force, modest land costs, low taxes, and a high quality of life, Granville County makes an excellent choice for business expansion and location.

Available Site: Triangle North Granville

Triangle North Granville is a life sciences and technology park located in the northern part of the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina, one of the most economically competitive locations in the world. Click here to view the proposed master plan of the site. The master plan is subject to change.


Highlights of the Granville Site include:

527-acre industrial park documented shovel-ready after extensive assessments by qualified engineers and consultants.

40-minute drive to Research Triangle Park and Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Approximately 45 miles from N.C. State University’s Centennial Campus.

Four miles to Henderson-Oxford Airport (HNZ).

Three miles of frontage along Interstate 85.

Eligibility for Tier One (i.e., most lucrative) status when applying for North Carolina incentives.

Additional Resources

Triangle North Granville Data Sheet
Site Documentation – Granville
Triangle North Granville Photo Gallery

Triangle North Granville

Company Spotlight: Isolera Extracts

Precision customer Isolera Extracts recently opened the doors on their all-new hemp processing facility in Oxford, North Carolina and will create 100 new jobs.

“The quality of the workforce here is exceptional,” CEO Jack Tatum remarked. “There is a lot of local talent and we are looking forward to working with our team to push the boundaries forward in this new and exciting industry.”

“We could not be more pleased to operate Isolera Extracts in Granville County,” Tatum said. “We’ve received a warm reception from Granville County, the City of Oxford and the state of North Carolina. The entire community is behind us and our partnership with Granville County and its farmers is an exciting opportunity for everyone.”

Unique Developments and Contributions

    Granville County is already home to industry leaders who operate on a large scale. Its most notable manufacturing employers include Revlon, the world’s largest cosmetic manufacturing facility, CertainTeed, the world’s largest asphalt shingle manufacturing facility, and Bandag/Bridgestone, a leading manufacturer of retread tires. Flextronics, Newton Instruments, and Food Lion Distribution are located in the southern portion of the County, just above Falls Lake.


  • Vance-Granville Community College provides many disciplines and academic offerings on two campuses
  • All of the Triangle’s major universities are within an easy distance from the county
  • Close to RTP and Raleigh-Durham International Airport
  • Ideal for equestrians, outdoorsmen, bicycle enthusiasts, or people looking to reside in a rural environment

Infrastructure and Support

    • Six I-85 interchanges link the county to the entire Eastern-seaboard and east coast major highway infrastructure
    • Private sector employers help maintain the county’s manufacturing workforce well above the state and national average
    • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area amenities are a short commute away

Connect Directly With Granville County

Interested in learning more about Granville County? Click to connect with their economic development team.


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