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At A Glance:
Roanoke Rapids is strategically located on I-95 between major metropolitan markets in North Carolina and Virginia, and about halfway between Florida and New York. The City is pro-growth and espouses a business-friendly environment, with aggressive incentives and growth strategies in place to facilitate growth and development. In addition, the area qualifies for highest level of state business incentives available.

There are no limitations for business development in Roanoke Rapids, the 17th ranked "micropolitan" for 2006 as ranked by Site Selection Magazine. The city has excess water & sewer resources and capacity to meet growth demands. Roanoke Rapids routinely ranks as a "low tax burden" city when compared to other NC cities, and water-sewer & other utility rates are about as low as they come.

Roanoke Rapids is located at the intersection of I-95 and US 158, both major & strategic highway corridors. A new modern general aviation airport with a 5,500' runway is now open, adjacent to a new 700 acre industrial park under construction. Access to several ports is nearby, being located in Richmond, Norfolk, Wilmington and Morehead City. All utilities and telecommunications are available in Roanoke Rapids.

Roanoke Rapids has become known as the place to do business in North Carolina. With unprecedented local and regional planning & cooperation, you can be assured that we will be your best business partner.

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City of Roanoke Rapids
Paul Sabiston, City Manager
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
Office: 252-533-2876



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