About Granville County

Granville County mixes a relaxed, traditional lifestyle with thriving and innovative business and industry. Its rich history, combined with an eye towards the future, offer the amenities of urban living without long lines and heavy traffic.

This vibrant blend of industry, agriculture, retail and recreation makes Granville County an ideal location, offering accessibility to major cities with the friendly atmosphere of small towns. Its five municipalities –  Oxford, Butner, Creedmoor, Stem, and Stovall, are rich in history and resources.  

Explore Business Opportunities

Granville County’s business-friendly environment includes:

  • a network of major highways and interstates, offering convenient access to nearby larger cities and industrial hubs. Interstate 85, with six Granville County interchanges, also provides convenient access to Interstate 40 and Raleigh-Durham International Airport;
  • Shovel-ready land, with generous Tier 2 economic incentives through the state of North Carolina;
  • Vance-Granville Community College, offering more than 40 curriculum programs, as well as specialized diplomas and certificates; and
  • Convenient access to the Research Triangle Park, as well as close proximity to renowned universities and medical hubs.

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Discover Our Neighborhoods
Whether you’re looking for a modern apartment, a new single-family residence, a historic house, or a home in the country with plenty of acreage, Granville County has the perfect residence for you. Friendly neighbors, civic organizations, churches, and recreation leagues offer numerous opportunities to meet new people. 









Stay to Play
If you’re visiting Granville County for the first time or you’ve lived here for years . . . the County offer parks, lakes, and athletics for youth and adults alike. Playgrounds, ball fields, shelters, a splash park, hiking and cycling trails, horseback riding, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking await you in Granville County!  Numerous special events draw residents and visitors together for music, food, and fun throughout the year.

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