Area Profile

Founded in 1777, Nash County is comprised of 11 municipalities to make up a vibrant and welcoming place to do business, with a total population of 95,840 across 543 square miles. A main attribute to living and working in Nash County is it’s convenient access to I-95 and US 64,and it’s placement in the center of the eastern United States as the halfway point between New York and Florida. Nash County offers quaint living close to the bustling Raleigh-Durham area located just 45 minutes away.


See below for additional details on the area and for more information contact; the Economic Development Office for more information at 252-459-9868. 

County Seat: Nashville- pop. 5,352
Bailey- pop. 569
Castalia- pop. 268
Dortches- pop. 935
Middlesex- pop. 822
Momeyer- pop. 224
Red Oak- pop. 3,430
Rocky Mount (portion)- pop. 40,158
Sharpsburg (portion)- pop. 1,252
Spring Hope- pop. 1320
Whitakers (portion)- pop. 342
*2010 U.S Census Bureau

Total Households-42,387
Median Age: 41
Median Income: $53,329
81% High School Grad & 19% Bachelors Degree