Nash County ED Why Nash County

Why Nash County

Nash County is a community thriving with opportunity that is uniquely situated at the gateway between Raleigh-Durham and Eastern North Carolina. Its location, coupled with its ample framework for industrial and commercial development, makes it a prime area for economic prosperity and a diversified workforce.

Life is Good in Nash County

Doing Business in Nash County

Nash County Quality of Life

Quality of Life

Compared to the hustle and bustle of a larger city, Nash County offers a slower pace of life for businesses and residents. The close-knit community provides a lower cost of living without sacrificing amenities, such as recreation and retail. For additional information on things to do in the area, visit Nash County Travel and Tourism at

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Nash County Transportation

Location & Transportation

Located east of the Research Triangle Region, Nash County sits at the intersection of I-95 and I-87. The county is positioned at the interchange of several major highways. Interstate 95 provides fast and easy access along the eastern seaboard, and the US Highway 64 and 264 bypasses offer convenient routes from the western metro regions of the Triangle to the coast.

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Nash County Healthcare

Education & Healthcare

Quality education and healthcare is a major asset to Nash County. Nash Community College consistently ranks among the top community colleges in the state and provides a multitude of education programs and continuing education opportunities. Nash UNC Health Care provides world-class health and medical care at its state-of-the-art facility and boasts a variety of specialized services.

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Nash County Our Towns

Our Towns

Nash County is comprised of 11 municipalities, all varying in size. Rocky Mount is the largest city in the county with over 55,000 residents and a bustling economy. Nashville is the county seat and offers beautiful tree-lined streets full of historic homes.

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Nash County Why Partnerships


Collaboration is key, and with the host of premier partners that Nash County has to offer, it makes a win-win situation for expending and relocating businesses. Our partners offer services in the fields of workforce development, training, education, healthcare, financial support, and more.

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