Nash County, North Carolina

Nash NORTH Location is everything Coun CAROLI A vital but often invisible criterion in economic development planning is the delivery model that gets selected to fulfill a county government’s economic development function. While some counties prefer to keep such services at arm’s length— either by “contracting out” to a dedicated economic development entity (a non-profit society, perhaps) or a development organization like a Chamber of Commerce, others rely on in- house solutions and personnel, through some combination of mechanisms like voluntary committees or planning departments. AT A GLANCE NASH COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA WHAT: A county of 94,000 WHERE: 30 miles east of Raleigh WEBSITE: