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A strategic advantage for you and your business!
What Makes Surry Co Great?
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In Surry County North Carolina, you can find a place to do business, a friendly and helpful government and a great life for your family. Our community is located in northwestern North Carolina on the Virginia border located next to the metro areas of Winston Salem and Greensboro.

Our location can be a strategic advantage for your company or just make it easier to get to where you want to be, whether that is the mountains enjoying outdoor activities or in the city doing some shopping. With Interstates I77 and I74 in the county that connect to I40, I85, and I81, you or your product can be on the way to anywhere in the United States.

With such great access, that means people and goods can get to your location as well. This will allow you to recruit workers from the surrounding area and get them to your facility. With numerous local trucking companies, and the proximity of an UPS hub and a FedEx air and ground hub just miles away, you can get your product where it needs to go.

Being close to the mountains of North Carolina and Virginia gives us the opportunity for many outdoor activities that involve water, whether that is on a river, lake or stream. With all of this water around, it also means plenty of water for your company and its process. If you need water, we have it.

Access to a network of interstates including:

  • I-74, I-77, I-40, and I-81
  • Abundant supply of water
  • Trained and available workforce
  • Low cost of doing business
  • Affordable buildings and sites
  • Customized industrial training programs
  • Superior quality of life
  • Attractive incentive packages
  • Tier II designation

Look no further than Surry County for locating or expanding your business.

Click on Buildings and Sites to view information on the properties available in Surry County. The Data and Demographics link will provide detailed information about our area. Please contact our office for more information (336-401-9900) or if you would like to arrange a visit to Surry County.

Surry County Quick Facts

Surry County is on the edge of one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas of the East Coast which offers citizens access to urban amenities and cultural attractions.

The Surry County/Mount Airy airport has a runway length of 5,500 feet.

Surry County is approximately 300 miles from four ports on the east coast; Norfolk, VA, Morehead City, NC, Wilmington, NC and Charleston, SC.
In Surry County you are about 1 hours drive time to the Piedmont Triad International Airport and 1 hour and 30 minutes to the Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
Surry County is 538 square miles that include four rivers, the Mitchell, Ararrat, Fisher, and Yadkin Rivers.

Surry County has two hospitals that provide regional health care. Northern Regional Hospital in Mount Airy and Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital in Elkin.

Contact Us

Surry County Economic Development Partnership Inc.

190 Virginia Street,  Mt. Airy NC 27030

PO BOX 7128


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