Opportunities Abound in Polk County North Carolina

Polk County, nestled in the foothills of North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, offers a perfect four-seasons setting for small businesses, entrepreneurs, agri-businesses, living and raising families.  We are quietly located in the midst of the Piedmont-Atlantic Mega Region in the Interstate 85 and Interstate 26 corridors, offering a host of business and commerce resources and a remarkable quality of life.
Census Information

Polk County View
Certified Entrepreneurial Community
Industrial Park with Interstate Access
Part of Foreign Trade Zone #57
28 Miles from Asheville Regional Airport
38 Miles from GSP International Airport
78 Miles from Charlotte International Airport
30 Miles from SC Inland Port
Fiber-Optic Broadband Network
Top-Rated School System - High School Ranked #2 in State
Isothermal Community College - Ranked #17 in U.S.
Retired Business Executive Mentors (SCORE)
St. Luke's Community Hospital
General & Specialty Medical Practices
Rural Agricultural Heritage & Producing Farms
Modern Vineyards & Award-Winning Wineries
World-Class Equestrian Destinations
Fine Arts Center & Producing Crafters
Retirement Communities
Unlimited Outdoor Recreation

Polk County is ready to assist current businesses, re-locating businesses, new businesses and ideas becoming a business reality.

Polk County Economic Development
35 Walker Street - PO Box 308
Columbus, NC 28722