...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 with a 5,199-ft. paved and lighted runway.

...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 in the NC Carolina Core.

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!


Rockingham County Celebrates Career & Technical Education Month

County Manager, Lance Metzler officially declared February as National Career and Technical Education Month. CTE Month highlights the offerings that are available through Rockingham Community College’s programs that specialize in skilled trades, applied sciences, modern technologies and career preparation.   These programs range from Health Science to Cosmetology and Fire Fighting to Advanced Manufacturing and more. […]

Community Celebrates New Albaad FEM Plant in Reidsville

Israeli wet wipes and hygiene products manufacturer, Albaad, celebrated the opening of its new plant in Reidsville today.  A ribbon cutting at the new Albaad FEM Plant, which is the company’s second facility here, was hosted by the Reidsville Chamber of Commerce.  Officials from Albaad, the City of Reidsville, Rockingham County, and the Chamber joined […]


WENTWORTH, NC (Feb. 1, 2019) – Rockingham County Manager Lance Metzler appointed Leigh H. Cockram as the new director of Economic Development, Small Business & Tourism today.   He welcomed Cockram, who is from Collinsville, VA, to the Rockingham County family and explained, “She is extremely qualified for this critical leadership position due to years of […]