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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!


Virtual Hiring Event a Success

Contact: Lydia Craddock – 336-949-0775 There are graduating seniors looking for full-time, permanent employment in Rockingham County.  Local companies are looking for full-time, permanent employees.  Our local community college is ready with the training needed to put these students to work.  On Wednesday, April 21, the groups were able to come together.  Working collaboratively, Rockingham […]

Rockingham County Gains Momentum

Contributed Article From Business North Carolina  By Mark Tosczak Posted 03/29/2021 In April 2021 On Leigh Cockram’s first day on the job as Rockingham County’s director of economic development and tourism in February 2019, she learned the county planned a presentation the next day to a manufacturer considering adding 100 jobs in Reidsville. The prospect — code-named Project Piedmont [...]

Rockingham County Animal Shelter Receives Donation from Nestlé Purina

Rockingham County, NC (February 24, 2021) – Just months after announcing plans to expand its manufacturing operations in North Carolina, Nestlé Purina PetCare is supporting Rockingham County Animal Shelter by donating 100 pet shelter blankets and more than 3,700 pounds of dry dog food, wet cat food, and cat litter to nourish the animals cared […]