Craven County, North Carolina
Healthcare
CarolinaEast
With two strong health care systems, Craven County is a health care hub for a multi-county region. Located in New Bern, Carolina East Medical Center recently ranked in the top 3% of hospitals in the nation and Coastal Carolina Health Care is a multi-specialty group practice with a strong base of primary care providers known for exemplary care.
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Craven County, North Carolina
Heritage
North Carolina history begins here
Tryon Palace is known for being North Carolina’s first permanent state capitol, but we’re remembered for capturing imaginations. Walk in the footsteps of colonial governors, stroll through more than 14 acres of beautifully-sculpted gardens, or travel back in time for an interactive experience that blends the 1830s with 21st-century technologies. At Tryon Palace, we believe history is more than a story...it's an experience.
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Craven County, North Carolina
Lifestyle
Water Life
There is something about the deep blue skies and the spectacular waterways that flow through Craven County that seem to bring people together. Craven is home to people who believe in their community and work hard to support it. And with outdoor activities like boating, fishing, and golf, and a vibrant arts and culture community, there is something here for everyone.
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Craven County, North Carolina
Community
MCAS Cherry Point
Craven County respects and appreciates the brave men and women who keep us safe. With 34,000 active or retired military members and their families, MCAS Cherry Point, established in 1941, is another important piece of Craven history woven into the fabric of our vibrant contemporary life.
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Welcome to Craven County
That’s how you feel in Craven County – welcomed. Your business matters to us and we want to help you start, grow, or move your business here. We have partnerships with industry leaders in education, health, service, and manufacturing - and all are working to grow a strong economy here in Craven. You see, when businesses succeed, so does the community. We’re glad you’re here. Take a look at what we offer and decide how Craven County can make your business better.

If you are interested in learning more about economic development initiatives in Craven County or need assistance, please call us, but also take a look at our Comprehensive Economic Development Strategic Plan and Five-Year Work Plan under About Us for more detail.