Welcome to the Columbus County
Economic Development Commission

Columbus County, NC offers businesses and residents a wide range of amenities and advantages. Our location in the fast-growing southeastern US places companies within easy reach of millions of consumers. And our robust transportation network including the deepwater Port of Wilmington makes it simple to get your products just about anywhere in the world.


As the saying goes – All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Thankfully you’ve got nothing to worry about here. Rivers, lakes and parks are in abundant supply making this a great place for nature lovers. And of course we’re just minutes from some of the finest beaches in the nation.


Contact the Columbus County Economic Development Commission to learn more about this unique corner of North Carolina – and how your company can be part of it.

News & Events

  1. Growth Intensifies for Southeast’s Consumer Foods Cluster
    The arrival two years ago of Colorado-based Steven Roberts Original Desserts highlighted Southeastern North Carolina’s appeal to companies in the consumer foods industry. Since then, the…Readmore Btn
  2. Columbus County's Industrial Park Named Certified Food Site
    There is plenty of land ready for companies to build on in Columbus County, but county leaders believe they have a unique advantage now at the Southeast Regional Industrial Park to help bring …Readmore Btn
  3. County Looking to Lure Firms with Certification, Agriculture
    Columbus County ranks in the top 20 of counties in North Carolina for total cash receipts from farm income. Nearly $166 million in cash receipts from farm income flowed into the county in 201…Readmore Btn