Economic Development


Welcome to the City of Rocky Mount Economic Development Source Page. Here you will find links to information on programs and organizations in the greater Rocky Mount area which promote the economic development of Nash and Edgecombe counties, as well as a listing of businesses and industries which call Rocky Mount their home.

The goals of Economic Development are to create a higher profile for the region by raising awareness of its many benefits, generate interest among businesses planning to relocate or expand, and focus on the retention of existing businesses by creating a climate that encourages growth and expansion.

The results of such development will help improve the quality of life for the citizens who live here, providing them with opportunities to improve job skills and increase their income.

City's Vision, Mission, & Values

Our Vision: To excel in municipal service, performance and innovation

Our Mission: To advance community well-being, safety and quality of life by delivering excellent municipal services

Our Values:

  • Customer-Centered Service: We provide responsive, equitable and courteous service to our citizens.

  • Professionalism: We use our knowledge, skills and abilities with integrity and dedication.

  • Respect: We treat each other and our community with acceptance and understanding.

  • Teamwork & Leadership: We work together to achieve the mission of our organization.

  • Supportive Work Environment: We value our employees and provide the resources they need to be successful.