A natural attraction for business.

Abundant resources, sound infrastructure, a desirable location in the U.S.’s southeast corridor, and a diverse economy all make Rockingham County, North Carolina a natural choice for business and industry. 

Highway improvements are underway along NC 68/US 220 (Future I-73) to provide four lanes from Rockingham County to the Greensboro urban area and Piedmont Triad International Airport.  All work is scheduled to be complete by April 2017.  The current construction of the eastern leg of the Greensboro Urban Loop will also better-connect eastern Rockingham County to Greensboro, I-40 and I-85 via US 29 (Future I-785).  Construction began in 2014 and is expected to be complete by December 2018.

Because of these rich assets available to new and growing companies in today’s global, technology-based marketplace, the business climate here has never been more vibrant.

Why locate in Rockingham County, North Carolina?:

  • Low cost operating environment.
  • 900,000+ available workforce in 50-mile radius
  • 20 minutes north of Greensboro, NC.
  • 2 hours from Raleigh-Durham metro
  • 2 hours from Charlotte metro
  • Major highway improvements providing better connectivity to Greensboro/Winston-Salem urban areas,  I-40 and I-85. 
  • Close proximity to Piedmont Triad International Airport, Raleigh-Durham International Airport and Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
  • Located in NC’s Piedmont Triad region the 36th largest U.S. metro area.
  • Available land and existing facilities.
  • Renowned North Carolina University system and institutions.
  • State and local commitment to helping businesses thrive.
  • 4.5 million people within 90-minute drive.

Contact Rockingham County Economic Development for more information or to assist with your business location or expansion:

Jan Critz, director of Economic Development & Tourism

Toll Free: 800.316.ROCK
Phone: 336.342.8138

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Rockingham County Government