Opportunities for Growth

Mount Gilead, North Carolina, is an ideal location for businesses and industries looking to establish a foothold in the Southeastern United States. The town is strategically located at the intersection of several major highways, including US Route 220 and NC Route 73, which provide easy access to major cities in North Carolina and the surrounding states.

In addition to its highway access, Mount Gilead is also located near several major railroads, including the Norfolk Southern and CSX rail lines. This makes it an ideal location for businesses that rely on rail transportation for the delivery of goods and materials.

The town is also well-served by natural gas lines, which provide a reliable and affordable source of energy for businesses and industries. This is particularly important for industries that require large amounts of energy, such as manufacturing and processing.

In terms of resources, Mount Gilead has a wealth of natural resources, including timber, minerals, and agricultural products. The town is also located near several major bodies of water, including Lake Tillery and the Pee Dee River, which provide a source of water for industries that require it.

Mount Gilead also offers a range of available land and buildings for businesses and industries. The town has several industrial parks and commercial properties that are available for development, as well as land and buildings that are suitable for a range of industries.

For businesses looking to establish a presence in the area, Mount Gilead offers a range of incentives and support programs to help them get started. The county’s economic development office works closely with businesses and industries to identify suitable locations, navigate the permitting process, and secure financing and other resources.

Over the years, Mount Gilead has attracted several businesses and industries, including PaperWorks Industries, Jordan Lumber, and Tobe Manufacturing. These companies have helped to create jobs and stimulate economic growth in the area, while also contributing to the town’s sense of community and spirit of innovation.

With its strategic location, access to major highways and railroads, and wealth of natural resources, the town is an ideal location for businesses and industries looking to establish a presence in the Southeastern United States. The town’s business-friendly environment, skilled workforce, and supportive community make it an ideal location for businesses looking to grow and thrive.

We encourage you to contact the county’s economic development office. They can provide you with more information about the town and its resources. Montgomery County has many sites and buildings available for development. For more information regarding economic development, please contact:

Savannah Heath
Economic Development Director
Montgomery County
102 E. Spring Street
Troy, NC 27371
910-576-4221 ext.1308