Carolina, with its 9,196
residents, remains the largest town in Harnett
County. Once designated by the National
Civic League as an All-
American City, Dunn rests in the heart of NC’s beloved tourism
and recreation paradise.
convergence of a massive network of transportation, Dunn affords
convenient access to several major interstate highways, the Seaboard
System Railroad and the Raleigh/Durham
International Airport. Dunn
strategically lies within close proximity to some of NC’s premier
locations such as the Research
Triangle Business Park and the stunning Crystal
The picturesque Dunn area boasts four distinct seasons, with an average annual
temperature of 62 degrees. Due
to its mild climate, Dunn residents enjoy year round access to its
myriad of recreational activities.
This includes Dunn’s three beautiful city parks, where
opportunities for outdoor recreation and facilities for team sports
are abundant. Also held
here are the annual NC
Cotton Festival and the weeklong General
William C. Lee celebrations.
As the birthplace of early rock and roll
guitar great, Link
Wray, Dunn continues to provide cultural experiences through the
Harnett Regional Theatre,
Stewart Theatre and through performances at the nearby Campbell
interesting sites include the General
William C. Lee House and Airborne Museum, Raven
Rock State Park and the Harnett County Indian Museum.
In addition, golfers delight in the renowned Pinehurst
Resort that is a mere hour’s drive from Dunn as well as the
championship golf courses
two hours away in Myrtle Beach.
Dunn boasts a thriving economy established
in the industries of agriculture, distribution, manufacturing and
tourism. Because of its
affiliation with Harnett County,
Dunn reaps the benefits of membership with the Research Triangle
Regional Partnership. The
partnership consists of 13 NC counties working together to promote
local pro-business opportunities.
In addition, as part of the North
Carolina Development Zone, Dunn is in a favorable position to
provide incentives to investors whose business will create local
companies such as Food Lion,
Foods chose operation sites in Dunn.
The Dunn area is home to four technical and
community colleges, while 12 four-year colleges and universities are
within an hour’s drive. Campbell
University in Buies
Creek is the pride of Harnett County.
The facility offers 36 undergraduate degrees in addition to
its numerous graduate programs.
As faith plays a primary role in the lives of many local
residents, Dunn is also home to two bible colleges, Foundations
Bible College and Heritage
Bible College. In
addition, Dunn is home to several modernized public
schools known for their outstanding educational programs.
Dunn, North Carolina residents enjoy
their serene rural atmosphere while prospering towards a dynamic
pro-business environment. With
the strategic advantage of its centralized location and its balance
of opportunities, Dunn represents small town America
at its finest.
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