Regional Information

Our region spans 15 counties that run from North Carolina's Piedmont down to the Port of Wilmington, and then north along the coast to one of the nation's largest Marine Corps Bases (Camp Lejeune). With such a large area comes an incredible amount of diversity - both geographically and economically. Within this portion of our website, you'll be able to get a feel for the various communities and assets that make North Carolina's Southeast a great place to live and do business.


From population growth to statistics about our workforce, the demographics page of our website provides a nice high level look at trends in North Carolina's Southeast region. 



Six universities and 13 community colleges provide residents access to high quality education, and give businesses the skilled workforce they need to succeed. Learn more about Education in our region.


Quality of Life

While our most famous asset is the gorgeous coastline of North Carolina, that's far from all we have to offer. Residents and visitors here enjoy unique shopping and dining experiences — and our museums and year-round festivals are pretty great too! Learn more about our region's Quality of Life.


Map Center

Not quite sure exactly where North Carolina's Southeast is? Interested in seeing which counties are included? You need to visit our interactive map center.