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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.

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
9 Miles from Norfolk-Southern Railroad
Fiber-Optic Broadband Network
Top-Rated County School System
Isothermal Community College
Retired Business Executive Mentors (SCORE)
St. Luke’s Community Hospital
General & Specialty Medical Practices
Rural Agricultural Heritage & Producing Farms
Modern Vineyards & Aware 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. Contact us.

Polk County Office of Economic Development
20 East Mills Street – PO Box 308 – Columbus, NC 28722
828-894-2895 – www.polkedc.com

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