Welcome to Halifax County, North Carolina
Halifax County, North Carolina is one of the most strategic locations in the Eastern United States. Our position along the Interstate 95 corridor offers an attractive location for new and expanding businesses as well as a growing destination for travelers. Equidistant between New York and Florida, Halifax County is a world-class location providing unlimited access to global markets and a hub for commercial and business activity in northeastern North Carolina.
Halifax County, NC Location
Halifax County is located in northeastern North Carolina at the center of the US East Coast, halfway between New York and Florida. Interstate 95 traverses through Halifax County with connections to Interstate 85 and US Highway 64 within 30 miles.
Business Climate
The pro-business climate in Halifax County, NC is complemented by competitive tax rates, workforce development programs, and a network of resources to give area businesses a competitive advantage in the global marketplace. The Halifax Development Commission supports initiatives that promote the success of both new and existing businesses and an environment where businesses of all types can thrive.
Halifax County is known for its reliable and affordable water, sewer, electric, telecommunications, and natural gas services. Access is one of Halifax County's major advantages with interstate access, Class I railroad, airports, and deep-water port facilities within easy reach.
One of the greatest challenges for any new or expanding business is attracting and training a qualified and productive labor force. Halifax County's local and regional labor pool is diverse and can supply employees for virtually every business need. From construction, manufacturing and warehousing, to hospitality, education, and government, our economy reflects a diverse range of industries. In the manufacturing sector, Halifax County has a strong presence of firms in lumber and forest products processing, food manufacturing, auto glass production, and allied industries.
Halifax County NC has a large portfolio of available industrial sites to accommodate just about any need. We offer properties served by rail, sites located at or near Interstate 95, as well as industrial park locations. Industrial-quality water, sewer, electrical, natural gas, and telecommunications infrastructure is available to meet the immediate needs of warehousing and manufacturing operations. Halifax County also offers Certified Industrial Sites, which have been through a rigorous pre-qualification process to ensure they are "shovel ready" for immediate development.

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