About Granville County

A vibrant mix of industry, agriculture, retail, and recreation helps make Granville County an ideal location to live, work, and play. Located just north of the Raleigh-Durham and Research Triangle Park area, Granville offers big-city accessibility with the friendly atmosphere of small towns. There are five municipalities in Granville- Oxford, Butner, Creedmoor, Stem, and Stovall. Granville County is rich in history and beautiful rural landscapes while also possessing the resources needed for 21st century growth.

Explore Business Opportunities

Granville County’s business-friendly environment includes:

  • Interstate 85 runs through Granville County and offers convenient access to Interstate 40 and Raleigh-Durham International Airport
  • Shovel-ready land with generous Tier 1 economic incentives through the state of North Carolina
  • Vance-Granville Community College offers more than 30 associate degree programs as well as specialized diplomas and certificates
  • Three major universities, including the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, and Duke University are all less than a 45-minute drive

Learn more about economic development or starting a new business.

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

Whether you’re visiting Granville County for the first time or have lived here for years, we offer parks, lakes, and athletics for youth and adults. Playgrounds, ball fields, shelters, a splash park, hiking and cycling trails, horseback riding, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking all await you in Granville County. Numerous special events draw residents and visitors together for music, food, and fun.

Back To Top