About Richmond Economic Development Corporation


Richmond County Economic Development Corporation is a 501c-3 non profit dedicated to the growth of jobs and capital investment in Richmond County, North Carolina

Located in the southern Piedmont of North Carolina, Richmond County offers businesses and residents easy access to the very best the state has to offer. Interstates 73 and 74 serve as the main transportation arteries to major metros, the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. Closer to home, and just minutes away, is the famous resort village of Pinehurst, which will be hosting the US Open Golf Championship for both the men and women in 2014. Racing fans are sure to know Richmond County's most visited tourist destination, Rockingham Motor Speedway—more commonly known as "The Rock."

Whether you're interested in moving your company to the area, or moving your family here, you've come to the right place. Please browse this site to find information about demographics, major employers, the local workforce and our wonderful quality of life.

Our Board:

Representative from the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce:   Brian Baucom

Representative from the City of Rockingham:  Bennett Deane

Representative from the City of Hamlet:  Matthew Christian

Representative from the County Commissioners:  Kenneth Robinette

County Manager:  Bryan Land

Secretary:  Martie Butler, Economic Developer