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.
Granville County Data
Precision customer Isolera Extracts holds a hemp-processing facility in Oxford which created over 100 new jobs in the region.
“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.”
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.
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.
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.