...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’s Center for Economic Development, Small Business & Tourism and the Rockingham County Tourism Development Authority (TDA) are pleased to launch Our Place–your guide to life in Rockingham County, NC. Our Place is a glossy, county-wide magazine that features more than 80 pages of articles, photos, information and ads that highlight the people, places […]

Tour the Karastan Mill in Eden

Did you know that Karastan in Eden offers plant tours? Some of our Economic Development & Tourism staff recently spent the morning touring the one-million-square-foot plant in Eden.  The facility includes the original, 90-year old portions of the mill as well as the addition constructed for an expansion about three years ago. Tours of the […]

Entrepreneurship Week Spotlight: Sister Duo Serves Up Sweet Treats and Specialty Coffees In Wentworth

While growing up in the Reidsville area of Rockingham County, NC, sisters Abbey and Kristyn Carter spent lots of time in the kitchen, helping their mother with baking and cake decorating.  Abbey especially fell in love with baking and honed her baking craft.  While she was a high school student in the Early College program […]