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, Moore County offers a place that's perfect for raising a family without sacrificing your career aspirations.
- Centrally located in the Sandhills of North Carolina, an easy one hour drive from Raleigh, 2 hours from the beach and 3 hours from the Blue Ridge Mountains.
- Classified as a Micropolitan*, Moore County boasts both an urban core and sprawling residential areas.
- Major industries include Healthcare, Advanced Technologies, Manufacturing and Hospitality.
- Outstanding quality of life and proximity to Fort Bragg, the nation's largest US Army base, combine to make the area a magnet for military families.
*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. Learn more here!