Niche ranked Chatham County second on its 2021 list of the Best Counties to Buy a House in North Carolina, based on homeownership rates, property taxes and other factors. UNC Hospitals was ranked the number 2 hospital in the state in 2021 by U.S. News & World Report.
Chatham County ranked number 4 in the state for the highest average length of life, according to County Health Rankings.
The Durham-Chapel Hill area ranked number 7th most educated on WalletHub’s Most and Least Educated Cities in America list.
Visiting Jordan Lake placed number 11th on TripSavvy’s 2019 list of the 15 Best Things to Do in the Triangle.
The Fearrington House Inn in Pittsboro was listed as the number 15 best resort hotel in the South by Travel + Leisure.
Pittsboro maintains economic growth year after year with a steady population increase and a low unemployment rate of 4.4% (6% being the national average). Pittsboro’s location near the Research Triangle and its hundreds of companies including science and tech firms, government agencies, academic institutions, startups and nonprofits, have increased available job opportunities in the area. State taxes rank 11th in the nation.
A fantastic climate, friendly people, top-rated healthcare, low taxes, and great quality of life help make the Triangle one of the best areas to retire.
Raleigh-Durham International Airport is only 30 miles from Pittsboro, so venturing out of state or country is never a hassle. Close by to interstate highways like Highway 902 make commuting from Pittsboro to nearby cities more accessible.Explore the Area
Carolina Tiger Rescue is a 501(c)3 nonprofit wildlife sanctuary whose mission is saving and protecting wild cats in captivity and in the wild through rescue and education.
In the heart of North Carolina is historic Pittsboro, a small town with striking natural beauty and a lot of character. Anchored by a historic downtown and the Chatham County Courthouse, Pittsboro’s unique and innovative locally-owned small businesses offer plenty to discover.
Ranked the number 13th highest-rated tourist attraction in North Carolina according to PlanetWare.
The museum of life and science is one of the top-rated destinations in North Carolina. It’s an interactive science center, a nature park with animals, and 84-acres of open-ended experiences. With bears, dinosaurs, butterflies, train rides, treehouses, things from outer space, and a 20-foot waterfall.
A Non-Conventional Art Gallery. Our mission is to consciously curate an art gallery for intentional consumerism while connecting Pittsboro and surrounding communities to our local NC artists.
Basketball, baseball, football, soccer, lacrosse and more! Catch a UNC game and feel the spirit. Go tar heels!