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Stress Less. Live Moore.

Welcome to Moore County, North Carolina, home to US Open Championships and major equestrian events. It’s home to masters of pottery and innovators in business. It’s home to outdoorsman, artists, writers and people who think for themselves and pursue their dreams. Sound good? It’s also home to friendly people, and plenty of room for you!

Our News, Stories, and a Whole Lot MOORE!

What is a micropolitan?

Have you ever wondered what lies in between busy metropolitans and sparsely-populated rural areas on the map? Micropolitan statistical areas are defined as communities with an urbanized area and a population greater than 10,000 but less than 50,000. Moore County, NC is in the top 10% of all micropolitans in the United States based on economic strength. 

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What is a micropolitan?

U.S. Kids Golf World Championship

Nearly 1,400 of the world’s best golfers converged on the Village of Pinehurst and the Moore County area in late July for the largest and most prestigious golf tournament in the world. The best golfers ages 12 and under, that is. The home of American golf played host again this year to the U.S. Kids Golf World Championship - the premier junior tournament for pint-sized golfers, in its 8... Read More »
U.S. Kids Golf World Championship

Work in Raleigh, Live in Moore County!

Forbes announced this week that Raleigh, NC topped its list of Best Places for Business and Careers in the nation. Thinking of taking a job in the Raleigh area? Consider living in Moore County, a micropolitan area with an easy one-hour commute to Raleigh with lower cost of living, higher quality of life, and so much MOORE!

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Work in Raleigh, Live in Moore County!

Get To Know Our Community

To the outside world, Moore County — and Pinehurst in particular — is typically associated with golf. And while that's great, golf is just one facet of our community. Home to 11 unique communities, including Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen, Carthage and Vass, Moore County offers a place that’s perfect for raising a family without sacrificing your career aspirations. If you're looking for proof, just ask our residents.

US Open

US Open

The Men’s and Women’s US Open Championships will be played on back-to-back weeks in June. Learn about the course, the players and how to get tickets.

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Pinehurst

Our Communities

The 11 towns and villages in Moore County offer a wide range of housing options for just about any budget and lifestyle. More information about each is just a couple clicks away.

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Economic Development

Economic Development

We're home to innovative companies, a top-notch workforce, lower costs and less congestion. All within an easy drive to fast-growing metro areas.

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Moore County North Carolina

All roads may not lead to Moore County, but the good ones sure do. Thanks in part to our hosting several US Open Golf Championships; it’s really easy to get here. And that’s true if you’re coming by car or plane.

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