For more than 75 years, the Fleet Readiness Center East aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina, has played an important part in national defense. Our workforce has earned a reputation of excellence in providing world-class maintenance, engineering and logistics support for Navy and Marine Corps aviation, as well as other armed services, federal agencies and foreign governments.
The office of Economic Development provides information and assistance in the areas of economic development in Pamlico County
Bayboro, the county seat of Pamlico County. BaybBayboro was named for the Bay River and settled long before it was incorporated in 1881. It is the oldest incorporated town in the county and was the first to have town water.
Grantsboro is known as the “Crossroads of Pamlico County”. Nestled in the heart of our county, Grantsboro is our area’s business and residential hub and has been since the early 1900’s. Grantsboro is secure in its position as the driving economic force of local commerce. New businesses are finding that Grantsboro is the place to settle because of the convenience for their shoppers and the hometown atmosphere. Grantsboro’s major thoroughfare is Highway 55 and is dressed with sidewalks that lead to major retailers and restaurants.
Known as the "Sailing Capital of North Carolina", the Town of Oriental Conveniently located on the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW), Oriental is a popular stop for "snowbirds" cruising south for the winter or heading north for the summer.
Vandemere, meaning "Village By The Sea," in reality is a "Village By The River," the Bay River. The Bay River (approximately 25 miles long) is centrally located in eastern North Carolina between the Pamlico and Neuse rivers. Vandemere is located approximately 3 miles from the mouth of the Bay River and the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway.