The Town of Edenton and Chowan County is strategically located between New York City and Florida. The region is rich in transportation resources that can support your business enterprise. Whether you are looking for movement by land, air or sea, services exist in the region that can fulfill your needs. When you are in Chowan County, you can experience the joy of living in a small, coastal community and your business will have access to some of the country’s major metropolitan areas and international ports.
Highway 17 has been designated as the future I-87, tying Norfolk to Raleigh and passing through the anticipated and expanded CSX rail yard at Rocky Mount, NC, near the intersection with I-95.
This highway runs along an established Opportunity Zone that is ready for development.
North Carolina section of Intercoastal waterways
Such Chowan County property is available for development to serve the port at Norfolk, rail yards and international airports. Barge service from Chowan County can reach all destinations on the Intercoastal waterway as well as ports in Morehead City and Norfolk. We may be rural, but we are connected.