Economic Development Page

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Welcome to Hertford County Economic Development. Hertford County located in northeastern North Carolina is where you can visit the past or catch a glimpse of the future. A county that offers a hometown atmosphere but is responsive to change. A county that offers serene, picturesque communities surrounded by forest and countryside, within an hour of the 28th largest metropolitan area in the country.


Hertford County, North Carolina Build Your Future On Our Foundation

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The mission of the Hertford County Economic Development is to support a growing healthy economy so local residents have diverse quality job opportunities through the attraction of new businesses to the area and the retention and expansion of existing business and industry. Influence the local economy through positive actions that lead to a continuous improvement in the business environment facilitating the profitable operation of business and industry.



Herford County, NC 

NC Works Certified Work Ready Community


RALEIGH, NC - The North Carolina Chamber Foundation, the Policy Center for the State's largest broad-based business advocacy organization, is pleased to announce that it has approved Hertford County as an NC Works Certified Work Ready Community.  

State Chamber of Commerce Foundation Certifies efforts to document and build Hertford County's Workforce Skills to drive Economic Growth.

To obtain more information about the statewide initiative through ACT, please visit the ACT website at


UNC-TV - North Carolina Now - Aired: Monday, October 31, 2011


How Hertford County is creating new businesses that improve the economy & ecology of our state. 

This Video is used with permission by UNC-TV