About Washington County

Welcome to Washington County, NC.

Washington County is the premier location to work, live, and play in Northeastern North Carolina. Our County is full of rich histories, vibrant communities, and terrific opportunities.

Enjoy historic downtown Plymouth, the beaches of the Albemarle Sound in Roper, and the Black Bears of Pocosin Wildlife Refuge south of Creswell all in a single day.

Bisected by US-64, Washington County lies 120 miles east of Raleigh, 80 miles west of Nags Head, and less than 50 miles from Greenville. Come and see for yourself!

Washington County is ranked 11th on Niche.com’s list of North Carolina Counties with the lowest cost of living.