Only 80 easy miles to Raleigh and to the beautiful beaches of the Crystal Coast, Greenville is a prime mid-Atlantic location with the transportation and infrastructure companies need to succeed.
What’s more, Greenville’s mild climate keeps business moving year-round and construction on schedule without weather-induced delays. Greenville has mean temperature of 53 degrees in January and of 86 degrees in June.
Several major U.S. and state highways converge in Greenville to provide easy access to the state’s interstate highway system. I-95, running parallel to the Atlantic Ocean coast from New Brunswick, Canada to Miami, Florida, is 38 miles west of Pitt County.
The newly designated I-587 overlays the U.S. 264 freeway east from Zebulon to Greenville and joins other freeways in Raleigh, Wilson, and Goldsboro.
With strong connectivity and road infrastructure, commuters average a 18.3-minute drive time in Greenville compared to the 26.6-minute national average.
The Pitt-Greenville Airport (PGV) offers daily commuter service to Charlotte along with two private operators providing complete maintenance service. Drive to Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) within 90 minutes from Greenville for one of more than 400 daily flights of 57 nonstop destinations.
For cargo rail, Norfolk Southern Railway and CSX Transportation crisscross the county. Plus, a new intermodal terminal is leading the way with rail in eastern North Carolina. The nearby Carolina Connector (CCX) delivers more access, innovative technology, and the most energy-efficient way to move freight over land.
About 30 common carriers have terminals within a 40-mile radius and companies can access three deep water ports within 120 miles: Port of Wilmington, Port of Morehead City and the Port of Virginia at Norfolk.