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Located in the northeastern Piedmont of North Carolina, Warren County has a rich history of agricultural excellence. With easy access to the Triangle region, an affordable cost of operations, and a skilled labor pool, the county is an ideal location for nearly any industry, from food production to manufacturing.

Learn more about the county’s accessibility, talent pool, and properties, and discover how you can build your future in Warren.

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Warren County is just one hour north of Raleigh-Durham and the Research Triangle Park and 1.5 hours south of Richmond, Virginia. The county seat is Warrenton, and the three incorporated towns are Warrenton, Norlina, and Macon.

Since the Triangle area is just one highway away, residents of Warren County enjoy easy access to big-city amenities without sacrificing a more laidback lifestyle at home — or dealing with the traffic that plagues larger cities.

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Talent & Training

Due to Warren County’s proximity to Raleigh, Durham, and Richmond, locally-based companies have access to a large pool of skilled workers that are able to work in Warren County while enjoying a relatively short commute. In fact, Warren County has over 450,000 workers available within a 60 minute drive time.

Additionally, local workforce training and education opportunities help expand and refine the skillsets of local workers, and Career and Technical Education programs prepare students with real-world skills before they enter the workforce.

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Work in Warren

Whether you are looking for employment or want to hire folks to help you build your business, the Work in Warren Job Board is your source for Warren County professional opportunities. Warren County Community and Economic Development provides this resource to directly connect Warren County employers to job and internship seekers. We are dedicated to building a bright future for all who live here, one opportunity at a time.

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Available Properties

Properties in Warren County are consistently listed below the average of neighboring counties, and our property database makes it easy to search by specific criteria, whether you’re interested in developing an industrial, retail, residential, or medical site.

Triangle North Warren is one of the state’s largest mega sites, covering 1,000 acres. Not only is the site equipped with water, power, gas, and more, but it can also offer Class 1 rail service from CSX Transportation.


Business Resources

Homes and land in Warren County have a median price not only below the averages of surrounding counties but also below the national average. Depending on availability properties include options such as vacant land by waterfronts, open lots in the countryside, historic homes, and new construction properties.

Click here to learn how to locate your business in Warren County.

Click here to view a list of our non-profit and public partners.

Find Your Future in Warren County

With a desirable location and low cost of operation, Warren County is the perfect site for your next development. Learn more about working and living in the county, and reach out to Warren County Community & Economic Development with any questions or concerns.

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