Whether you prefer the beach or the mountains, the cultural life of major urban areas or the quiet tranquility of historic small towns of eastern North Carolina, Edgecombe County is in the heart of it all.
Edgecombe County's recreational opportunities are virtually limitless, whether your game is golf, baseball, shopping, hunting, canoeing, or simply enjoying rocking on the front porch.
A mix of public schools, private institutions and higher education opportunities offer Edgecombe County residents a full complement of choices.
Edgecombe County is a place where tradition and diversity fuel economic growth; a place where excitement for the future parallels pride in the past. Be it new construction or late 19th and early 20th century Victorian, Second Empire, Neo-classical revival homes, Edgecombe County offers families a chance to mark their own place in time.
The Visitors Center is housed at the Tarboro Edgecombe Chamber of Commerce at 509 Trade Street in Tarboro. The Center is your source for free travel and tourism information not only for Edgecombe County and North Carolina, but for just about every state.
Welcome to Edgecombe County. This is southern living!
||201 St. Andrews St.
|Town of Tarboro
||500 Main St.
|Town of Conetoe
||PO Box 268
|Town of Macclesfield
||203 W. Green St.
|Town of Pinetops
||101 E. Hamlet St.
|Town of Princeville
||201 S. Main St.
|Town of Speed
||PO Box 242
|Town of Whitakers
||PO Box 6
Population: 2007 Estimate: 52,647
Population Density: 110 per sq mile
Average home sale price: Median Home Value: $100-120,000
Median Bdrms/Home: 3
Average rental price: Median Rent: $500
Median Bdrms/Rental: 2
Median Household Income (2007): $34,434
Cost of Living: 88.6%
Property Taxes (for 2008-2009 per $100 valuation): $.94
Average Daily Minimum Temperature: 49.1 degrees
Average Daily Maximum Temperature: 72 degrees