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. Second Chinese Delegation Pays Columbus County a Visit
    Columbus County officials and business owners opened the door to what they hope will lead to future economic development this week in hosting a delegation of government and business leaders fr…Readmore Btn
  2. Incentives Approved for Black’s Tire, National Spinning
    Columbus County Commissioners approved two incentive packages this week for existing industry in the county. Gary Lanier, economic development director for the county, sought and received app…Readmore Btn
  3. Southeast Regional Park Receives Primus/Garner Certified Food Site Designation
    The 158 acre Southeast Regional Park located in Columbus County, NC, has received the Primus/Garner Certified Food Site designation.  Gary Lanier, director of economic development for Col…Readmore Btn