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The situation with COVID-19 is continuously changing and Rockingham County Economic Development is firm in remaining a resource for our businesses, big and small, as well as their employees. We will do our best to ensure that we keep the most up-to-date resources available and posted.

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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


Gildan Yarns, Eden, Donates N95 Masks to Rockingham County Department of Health and Human Services

Rockingham County, NC (March, 26, 2020) – Thecoronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing a shortage of much needed personal-protective equipment for healthcare facilities across the country, including here in Rockingham County. While several local healthcare agencies have shared resources amongst themselves, much of the supply has dwindled to a startling low. Gildan Yarns, a yarn manufacturing [...]

Statement from Rockingham County Board of Commissioner’s Regarding Shelter in Place

Due to the many questions received regarding counties and municipalities outside of Rockingham County who are sheltering in place, Rockingham County Government/Commissioners have had no discussion or plans to shelter in place as we continue to provide services to our residents, local businesses, and industries. Until we receive orders from the Federal or State Government […]

Rockingham County Restaurants Offer Curbside Pick-Up and Delivery After COVID-19 Shutdown

It was announced Tuesday, March 17th that all restaurants and bars will close for dine-in until further notice.  According to the order, takeout and delivery orders are still an option. In an effort to support and lift our local restaurants in Rockingham County, Economic Development has put together the follow list of those that are [...]