Living is

Long ago, nature painted this land with a broad brush, and blessed it with abundant natural resources. For centuries thereafter, Native Americans lived and journeyed here, sustained by the bounty of the fields forests and rivers.

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  • Agriculture is an important part of Northampton  County Commerce.
  • Northampton County still beckons to those in search of nature's bounty, to those seeking new opportunities in commerce, and to those searching for the peace of rural America.
  • Prime Farmland
  • NCCAR (North Carolina Center for Automotive Research)

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Executive Order 180-2
Governor Roy Cooper issued additional COVID-19 safety measures to tighten mask requirements and enforcement as cases continue to rise rapidly in North Carolina and across the country. Executive Order No. 180 goes into effect Wednesday, Nov. 25th through Friday Dec. 11th.  Read More

Currently, there are 826 total positive cases of which 690 have Recovered and there are 28 COVID-19 related deaths in Northampton County.  As of this moment, there are 108 active COVID-19 cases in Northampton County. For more information on case numbers see NC DHHS

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All non-essential offices will close at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.  We will reopen on Monday, November 30, 2020 normal business hours.
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