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Chowan County’s Community Celebrates Summer

Chowan County’s community loves to celebrate! Our close-knit community is one of the reasons why so many people choose to move here.  Whether it’s commemorating an historic event, such as the 250th Anniversary of the Edenton Tea Party, or cheering on our favorite baseball team, the Edenton Steamers, our community loves to gather for a […]

The Friendly Skies Over Chowan County

When Mimi Reiheld and her husband were looking for the perfect place to retire, Chowan County’s beautiful waterfront location on the Albemarle Sound and welcoming community where they could meet other retirees were certainly attractive.  But there was one requirement that Mimi placed at the top of her list, and she couldn’t find it just […]

Harbor Towns Cruises: Connecting Chowan County’s Past and Present

Nestled along the banks of the Chowan River in North Carolina lies a charming region with a rich history dating back to the colonial era.  Chowan County, named after the Chowanoke Native American tribe, has been a hub of activity for centuries, serving as a key trading post and transportation center for the region.  Today, […]

Summer in Chowan County


Summer is in the air. You can smell it. Boats fill the water, kids play at the parks, and families look forward to summer vacations. Here in Chowan County, summer is a season that brings our community together to celebrate the heritage and lifestyle we enjoy here on the Albemarle Sound.  If you’re curious about […]

Exciting New Construction in Edenton and Chowan County

Edenton Porch

If you’ve been considering a move to Edenton or Chowan County, now may be the perfect time to make the leap. Chowan County is experiencing a boom in new construction.  It’s not a surprise. For more than 400 years, they’ve been taking advantage of the stunning natural beauty of the area, designing homes that blend […]

Boogie on Broad: An Edenton Tradition

Every community worth living in has its own unique traditions – events and gatherings that bring the community together to celebrate their shared history and culture.  In Chowan County, North Carolina, one such beloved tradition is Boogie on Broad, an annual street party that features music, dancing, food, and fun, that is the unofficial kickoff […]

Springtime in Chowan County

As winter melts away and the first signs of spring start to bloom, Chowan County comes alive with color and life.  Located in the northeastern corner of North Carolina, this charming county is known for its picturesque landscape on the Albemarle Sound, historic town of Edenton, and friendly local community.  There’s something special about springtime […]

The History of Edenton and Chowan County

Chowan County Courthouse

Living in Edenton is like living in a time capsule. History lives in every nook and cranny. It seeps from the buildings and streets. It’s entwined throughout the daily lives of those who now call Edenton “home.” Edenton’s history is one of its main attractions.  You can’t live in or visit Edenton without noticing its […]

Real Estate Options in Edenton and Chowan County

Shopping on Broad St, Edenton NC

Chowan County, located in northeastern North Carolina, offers a mix of rural charm and waterfront living. The county boasts a variety of real estate options, from spacious farm houses on acres of land to waterfront properties along the Chowan River.  With its close proximity to the Outer Banks, Chesapeake Bay, and Virginia Beach, Chowan County […]

How Can We Help You? 7 Ways Edenton Chowan Partnership Supports Businesses

Workforce education

Edenton and Chowan County are quickly growing as a key regional hub for businesses by combining a dynamic workforce, business friendly government, and affordable real estate options.  Formed on the banks of the Albemarle Sound more than 400 years ago, our agricultural community is centrally located along the East Coast and has attracted a diversity […]