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Welcome to bigger and better success in Person County, the leading manufacturing zone of the Research Triangle region, where our skilled workers power world-class performance for leaders like GKN, Eaton Corporation, and Duke Energy.
Expand your horizons with dual-state resources in a location bordering Virginia and enhance your enjoyment of life thanks to gorgeous country vistas, a vibrant Uptown Roxboro, low costs, low traffic, and fast four-lane access to the Research Triangle.
Person County’s location on U.S. Highway 501 puts the city of Durham just 20 minutes away and all of the Research Triangle’s assets within convenient reach. The Research Triangle is home to three R1 universities, as well as 7 other universities and 10 community colleges. The result is a smarter workforce—47% hold a bachelor’s degree or higher—as well as brilliant arts and amenities—all yours for lower costs and less hassle.
Leverage dual-state resource advantages in a border location that offers strategic proximity to the assets of the Research Triangle. Our East Coast location, combined with four-lane Highway 501 access, also puts critical Eastern and Midwestern markets within two days' drive, with Atlantic global ports just hours away. Enjoy high speed, high-economy transit through highway, port, and air connections, including nearby international airports as well as Person’s excellent regional airport.
This NC-certified megasite offers significant size (1,350 acres) and the superior strength of the nation’s best technology workforce. Person-powered productivity also means high-capacity, low-cost utilities, including abundant, redundant electricity.
“As the Person County Economic Development Director, I’d love to share more with you about all the reasons that everything—product, place, people—is better in Person.”
—Sherry Wilborn, Person County EDC