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Code Red Notification System
Register Of Deeds
County Ordinances
Industrial Sites & Properties
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  Interested in Serving on a Board or Commission?

The Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners is looking for citizens who are willing to lend their time and talents to various boards and commissions. This is a great way to serve your community in areas where you may have interest and/or experience.

To be considered, please complete the Application Form. Then mail it to: Fran Mungo, Clerk to the Board; PO Box 10, Tarboro, NC 27886; or fax it to her attention at (252) 641-0456.  If you have questions or would like a description of these posts, you may reach her at (252) 641-7834.


     Edgecombe County and area business partners are striving to Go Green! Click here to see what's going on in the area and how you can get involved.

2014 Holiday Schedule

January 1, 2014 - New Year's Day
January 20, 2014 - Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
April 18, 2014 - Good Friday
May 26, 2014 - Memorial Day
July 4, 2014 - Independence Day
September 1, 2014 - Labor Day
November 11, 2014 - Veteran's Day
November 27 & 28, 2014 - Thanksgiving
December 24, 25 & 26, 2014 - Christmas

2015 Holiday Schedule

January 1, 2015 - New Year's Day
January 19, 2015- Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
April 3, 2015 - Good Friday
May 25, 2015 - Memorial Day
July 3, 2015 - Independence Day
September 7, 2015 - Labor Day
November 11, 2015 - Veteran's Day
November 26 & 27, 2015 - Thanksgiving
December 24 & 25,  2015 - Christmas

Welcome to Edgecombe County!!

Images of Edgecombe County

Located on the Edge of yesterday and tomorrow, Edgecombe County is an eastern North Carolina County that is rich in history but ready for the future. Edgecombe is a rural county situated approximately one hour's drive east of Raleigh and two hour's drive inland from North Carolina's beaches. Our 56,000+ friendly citizens enjoy a rural lifestyle, good schools, quality healthcare, and loads of leisure activities. Our economy encompasses everything from some of the most productive farms in the state to advanced manufacturing facilities.

Edgecombe County Government "exists to serve the residents, businesses, and industries of the County in such a manner as to sustain and raise the quality of life for the citizenry". You can access information about our County and government services right here on our website. Also, watch this video on What County Governments Do.

Be sure to see all of our departments listed at the top and items of special interest to the left.

Thank you for visiting our website!!


 Discover Edgecombe!

Come and see what Edgecombe County has to offer. There is lots to see and do, including historic, cultural, outdoor, and family-friendly tourist attractions. We are rich in history and ready for the future. Visit Edgecombe!

Upcoming Events

Tarboro 2014 Christmas Crawl

Visit Tarboro December 11th - 14th and enjoy a variety of special Holiday events!

Thursday, December 11th

NECP Girls Chorus Concert - 10:30 a.m. - Edgecombe County Memorial Library 

Lighting of the Luminaries On Main Street (Wilson St to Park Ave) - 5 p.m. by Tarboro in Bloom, Inc.

NC Pops Symphony - 7:30 p.m. - Keihin Auditorium in the Fleming Bldg., Edgecombe Community College

Friday, December 12th

Martin Millennium Choral on Courthouse Square - 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Martin Millennium Band on Courthouse Square - 4:30-5:00 p.m.

Tar River Players present "A Christmas Carol" - 8:00 p.m. - McIntyre Auditorium, Edgecombe Community College

Saturday, December 13th

98.6 Big Dawg Live Radio Show from Courthouse Square - 10:00 a.m. - Noon

Princeville Christmas Parade - 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 14th

51st Tarboro Christmas Parade - 2:00 p.m.Tar River Players present "A Christmas Carol" - 2:00 p.m. - McIntyre Auditorium, Edgecombe Community College

For a full list of over 40 Christmas Crawl events visit


 Reasons to Visit Edgecombe!

Follow our tourism page on Facebook called "Discover Edgecombe" to discover all the great things to see and visit in our county.

You can find Edgecombe County attractions, lodging, events and dining on the website. Just search "Edgecombe County" or select one of our towns like Rocky Mount or Tarboro.

Read the latest Tarboro Story, and find out more reasons to visit Edgecombe.

Learn about the Edgecombe County notables on the Twin County Hall of Fame Museum website.

In Honor of Our Soldiers....

The Tarboro Golden K honors a deceased soldier on the first Monday of each month at 11:00 a.m. by raising a flag in his/her name. The ceremony is held on the Town Commons in Tarboro. Click here for a list of names to be honored.




   The Edgecombe County Cooperative Extension's Agricultural and Education Center is a great facility for your next reunion, wedding reception, cattle sale, business meeting, and much more!
Download our brochure for more details, or call  252-641-7827

  Edgecombe County Properties FOR SALE.

Click here for a list of properties obtained through tax forecloser. If you would like to make an offer to purchase a property, download and complete this FORM .

Mail to : Edgecombe County Planning Department,

P.O. Box 10,Tarboro, NC 27886

for more infromatiom call: (252) 641-7802.

You can also purchase surplus equipment, vehicles, and other items through Gov Deals.

(You can search by selecting "North Carolina" for State and "Edgecombe County, NC" for Seller Name)

Did you know that you can go online to apply for Food and Nutrition benefits, Family & Children and Adult Medicaid?
ePASS(Electronic Pre-Assessment Screening Service) is a quick and easy way for individuals and families to learn about and apply for available benefits and services.
Online applications are available for Food and Nutrition Services(formerly Food Stamps) as well as Medical Assistance(Medicaid and NC Health Choice or CHIP). You can learn if you are potentially eligible for Medical Assistance by completing an electronic pre-assessment screening.
Go to the ePass Website to learn more or to start the process now.

Sign up to get Edgecombe County emergency notifications on your home or mobile phone. Click here for Code Red.


 Need a Ride?

Tar River Transit Provides Transportation for Edgecombe County Residents through the Rural General Public Program. View the flyer for more information and a route schedule.