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Lincoln County, North Carolina
Economic Development Association

Close to Charlotte, North Carolina. Connected to everywhere.

Some things you can measure. Acreage. Workforce statistics. Transportation metrics. The hard data and numbers are important, of course. But so are the intangibles. The things that are felt, not measured. Hometown pride. A lakefront sunrise. Families, friends and neighbors together at the ball field, the local theater, the ice cream parlor. Connections are what life is all about. Lincoln County, NC, has them.

We’re one of the friendliest corners of the Charlotte, NC region. Business friendly. Friendly friendly. A community with a strong sense of place and purpose, and the drive and hustle to make things happen. Our connections ripple out to nearby Charlotte, one of the nation’s fastest-growing metro markets, and to the world, with a network of major interstates, rail and an international airport hub. Business locations are life locations. The link between them is critical. The link is Lincoln.


Lincoln Economic Development Association (LEDA) is a private, non-profit corporation charged with facilitating industrial, office and commercial development in Lincolnton and Lincoln County. Through our public-private partnerships, the City of Lincolnton, Lincoln County, private citizens and the business community have come together to pursue well-balanced, quality growth for the community. We are the leaders in North Carolina Economic Development.


Moving Product and People Seamlessly

Our interstates and interstate-grade divided highways are just one component of a network that gives businesses in Lincoln County endless options for getting their products to market in the fastest, most cost-effective way.

Sites & Buildings

Space to Grow

Lincoln County, North Carolina offers a wide range of sites and buildings to meet the needs of any business. Our county offers sites from just a few acres to 100 acres well equipped with affordable utilities.


A Diverse Economy is a Healthy Economy

Lincoln County, North Carolina is home to a wide variety of large and small businesses, including manufacturers, distribution centers, a robust retail and hospitality sector, and many more.

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Lincoln County Top Employers