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101 W. Water Street Edenton NC 27932

Vibrant and diverse

Community Life

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Discover the vibrant and dynamic lifestyle that awaits you. This isn’t just a destination; it’s a community where you can live, thrive, and be a part of a diverse and welcoming group of people. Learn more about the different aspects of community life in Edenton and Chowan County.


Discover why so many people are living their "golden years" in Edenton and Chowan County.

Community Life

Vibrant, dynamic, exciting, and busy. These are just a few of the words people use to describe our community.

Community Calendar

There's a lot happening. Get involved!

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The charming small-town atmosphere and gorgeous waterfront views make every day feel like a vacation. There’s no shortage of activities to keep you busy, from strolling through the historic downtown area to kayaking along the Chowan River. The community is tight-knit and welcoming, with plenty of opportunities to get involved in local events and organizations. And with a low cost of living, retiring in Edenton and Chowan County won’t break the bank. Overall, it’s the perfect place to relax, enjoy the beauty of nature, and live your best life in retirement.

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Community Life

From the local farmers’ market to the numerous festivals and events that take place throughout the year, there is always something going on in Edenton. The town and county are home to a diverse population of people who are friendly and welcoming to visitors, making this a great place to explore and experience the local culture. Whether you are looking for a quiet place to relax and unwind or a lively community where you can meet new people and make friends, Edenton and Chowan County have something for everyone.


Community Calendar

Life in Chowan County is dominated by festivals, fairs, community events, live music, art shows, and more. From month-to-month, life in Edenton has a rhythm. The community calendar keeps everyone updated about all that is happening throughout Chowan County.​

There's a lot more to learn about Edenton and Chowan County!

Visiting Edenton and chowan county

Scheduling a trip is a breeze, but beware, you'll probably fall in love with this place.

Learn about the town

Delve into the fascinating history of Edenton and discover the unique elements that shape our community.

Learn more about our Vibrant Downtown

Get a closer look at our bustling downtown area - the heart of our community filled with historic landmarks, local businesses, and charming streets.

Learn about Chowan County

Go beyond Edenton and discover the beauty and attractions of the wider Chowan County, our proud home.

Peek into the heart of our community

 See some of the everyday moments that define life in Edenton and Chowan County. This collection captures the smiles, the warmth, and the camaraderie that make our community more than a place to just live – it’s a place to call home! Experience the charm of daily life in Edenton and Chowan County, where every day brings new stories to tell.

Life is thriving in Edenton, see all the things that are going on!