Located in one of the fastest growing counties in the state, Pittsboro offers homegrown goodness and slow, small-town charm. The historic community sits on the outskirts of college-town Chapel Hill and is in close proximity to the Research Triangle Park, Durham, and the capital city of Raleigh.
Home to an artistic and creative society, Pittsboro has a growing economy supported by sustainable local farms, thriving small businesses and educational centers. Residents and visitors value the community’s special character and vitality as well as its accessibility to nature and green space.
Pittsboro features more than six and a half miles of Haw River access along the thousand-acre Lower Haw River State Natural Area and is only a short drive away from Jordan Lake State Recreation Area. Town parks and greenway trails give residents the recreational outlets they seek amid scenic natural resources.
Among Pittsboro’s most notable sites is Fearrington Village. A quiet, attractive community on the edge of a two centuries-old working farm, Fearrington Village is steeped in Southern tradition earning great appeal. Host to specialty shops and boutiques, a beer garden and restaurants including the acclaimed The Granary, an award-winning spa, beautiful gardens and more, Fearrington Village has amenities beyond compare.
A quaint town with unique character, Pittsboro has found a great balance between maintaining its historic values and embracing a contemporary spirit.