Our Community

Here in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, we’re “the center of it all.” Located 45 miles east of Raleigh, the state capital, our geographical area includes the “twin counties,” Edgecombe and Nash.


Rocky Mount has a thriving downtown district that is truly the center of it all. With shopping, dining, and inclusive community events, there’s something for everyone.

For the Active Family
Rocky Mount has a beautifully planned system of parks linked by Rocky Mount Greenway, a seven-mile paved trail system. The city also offers natural surface trails including dirt trails, mountain bike trails, cross country, running, or hiking trails.

For Food, Arts, and Science Connoisseurs
The Imperial Centre has everything. From dining experiences to science and art museums to Lawn Chair Theatre to live musical performances, this is the place! Consider purchasing a family membership for unlimited visits to the children’s museum and discounted event tickets.

For the History Buff 
Located within Edgecombe County are numerous historical sites and structures to discover from the Civil War era.

For People Who Love to Learn
Experience working farm life at one of over 280 farms in Edgecombe County. The majority of these farms are owned by families who have cultivated and lived on this land for generations. Agritourism is a unique opportunity to participate in hunting, fishing, workshops, and educational activities to learn more about where "things come from."