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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!

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“Economic Strength” Ranking Attests to Moore County’s Exceptional Quality of Life

In the 2018 Economic Strength Rankings just released by POLICOM, Inc., the Pinehurst-Southern Pines micropolitan statistical area (MSA) ranks extremely high on the national list of communities that have a stable and consistently growing economy. The Pinehurst-Southern Pines MSA not only ranked 27th out of the 550 MSAs (top 5%) in the entire United States, but also ranked 1st out of the 24 MSAs ... Read More »
“Economic Strength” Ranking Attests to Moore County’s Exceptional Quality of Life

Moore County Among Top 25 Healthiest Counties in NC

It does not come as a surprise that Moore County ranks as one of the top 25 healthiest counties in North Carolina according to the latest “County Health Rankings” compiled by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.  Out of North Carolina’s 100 counties, Moore County ranked #22 in Health Outcomes and #10 in Health Fac... Read More »
Moore County Among Top 25 Healthiest Counties in NC

Top Hospital & Best Places to Retire Rankings Go Hand-in-Hand

One of Moore County’s most prized assets is our local community hospital, Moore Regional Hospital (MRH), the heart of the FirstHealth of the Carolinas healthcare system based in Pinehurst.  It is at the center of our enviable quality of life, and as the County’s largest employer, the FirstHealth system is a major driver of our local economy, employing almost 30% of our workforc... Read More »
Top Hospital & Best Places to Retire Rankings Go Hand-in-Hand

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.

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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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