...for an East Coast Location.

We're centrally located in the southeast with close proximity to NC metros Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham and Charlotte.

...for food & beverage.

Rockingham County has a proven track record in food & beverage production and all the assets to support this industry.

...for a large talent pool.

Over 1,000,000 available workers within a 50-mile radius of Rockingham County.

...for airborne success.

Shiloh Airport is a well-equipped FBO currently undergoing $3.6 million in runway improvements.

...for space.

AVAILABLE: State-of-the-art brewery in Eden NC; over 1.3 million sq.ft.; on-site waste water plant & rail line.

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Rockingham County: Perfectly located for economic development opportunities


You’re in a good place for economic development in Rockingham County: nestled in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and cradled between the power centers of Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham and Charlotte. With abundant land and water flowing in four rivers and two lakes, it’s a picture perfect setting—especially for industry seeking a brighter profit picture.

Enjoy strategically low operating costs, a right-to-work, ready-to-work labor force of more than 1,000,000 within 50 miles, and high-powered logistics that ensure rapid market reach. Think better surrounded by clean air and the renowned North Carolina higher education system. Work smarter with a superb portfolio of location assets. Grow stronger, because you’re in a good place for a great future in Rockingham County.

Our economic development team is ready to work with you find the right location, resources or workforce to power any idea or business need you have. Browse our site to learn more about all that’s available in Rockingham County, and then reach out to us when you’re ready to learn more!

NEWS & EVENTS


Rockingham County Economic Development Launches New GIS Tool

-The County is the first in the state to utilize the power-packed, web-based tool.- The Rockingham County Center for Economic Development, Small Business & Tourism launched a new, leading-edge geographic information systems (GIS) property search tool on its website.  GIS WebTech’s Recruit is the new, power-packed tool that is now available at GoRockinghamCountyNC.com/Buildings & Sites.  […]

Gildan Yarns to Create 85 New Jobs in Rockingham County, NC

Gildan Yarns, a yarn-spinning company, will create 85 jobs in Rockingham County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest approximately $5 million to revamp and operate a new yarn spinning mill in Eden. “Eden and Gildan Yarns have been great economic partners, and it makes sense with their existing presence and the strong […]

Manufacturing Week: Spotlight on Stoneville, NC’s Industries

With a population of about 1,200 residents, the Town of Stoneville is Rockingham County, NC’s smallest municipality.  Stoneville has been a center of craftsmanship with an economic base that has historically been in furniture and home furnishings –related industries. Stoneville’s largest manufacturing employer is Southern Finishing, which has about 200 employees.  As a supplier to […]