Woman spinning pottery


Pittsboro was established as a town in 1787, just eleven years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence. This charmingly eclectic, Southern town is rich with artisans, delicious with farm-to-table restaurants, and alive with local music. Bordered by the Haw River and Jordan Lake, Pittsboro has a rich history, culture and an ease of lifestyle that is becoming so desirable for folks seeking to put down new roots. Pittsboro has proudly preserved more historic buildings than any other town its size in all of North Carolina. Located west of Raleigh, south of Chapel Hill and Durham and southeast of Greensboro, Pittsboro is poised as the next area for economic growth in central North Carolina. Whether you meet your neighbors downtown each month at the First Sunday street fair, or spend your weekends boating, camping, or paddle boarding on nearby Jordan Lake, Pittsboro is a place many are finding is perfectly home.