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Lenoir County

ABOUT THE COUNTY:

Lenoir County, North Carolina, is centrally located in eastern NC. We are approximately 75 miles east of Raleigh (our state’s capital) and 75 miles west of Morehead City (one of our seaports and the beautiful crystal coast). Our county is a blend of agriculture and manufacturing. Lenoir County has three incorporated municipalities: Kinston is the county seat, LaGrange, which lies approximately 10 miles west of Kinston, and Pink Hill, about 15 miles south of Kinston. We take pride in making Lenoir County a great place to live, work, and play!

Lenoir County / City of Kinston is centrally located on the East Coast of the United States with easy access to major markets. The mild climate and proximity to beaches, mountains, metropolitan areas, universities, and other amenities make Lenoir County ideal for living and working.

FEATURES:

Industrial Parks

  • Hwy 70 West Industrial Park
  • NC Global Transpark
  • Multimodal capabilities

Infrastructure

  • Duke Energy
  • City of Kinston
  • Piedmont Natural Gas
  • Suddenlink Telecommunication

Roadways

  • Future I-42 (Hwy 70)
  • Highways 58 and 258
  • C.F. Harvey Parkway

Rail Lines

  • Norfolk Southern
  • CSX
  • Gulf & Ohio – short line operator

Ports

Within close proximity to two NC Ports

  • Wilmington: 95 miles
  • Morehead City: 75 miles

Defense

  • Supporting local military bases

Airports

  • Raleigh Durham International: 90 miles
  • Kinston Regional Jetport

Higher Education

  • Lenoir Community College
  • East Carolina University

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