Harnett County is bordered by Wake County to the north and Fort Bragg to the South as well as having borders with Johnston, Sampson, Lee, Chatham and Moore Counties. This location affords residents and businesses easy access to the Raleigh-Durham area as well as the mountains and the coast of our great state. With I-95, I-40, US421, US401 and US 301, providing easy access to regional and national markets and North Carolina routes 24, 27, 55, 87, and 210 providing direct links throughout Harnett County there is no better place to live, work and play.
The globally recognized Research Triangle Park and RDU International Airport are less than an hour away and Fayetteville’s airport is half that time. Harnett County’s Jetport offers general aviation quick, less congested service too.
The County is distinguished by the presence of Campbell University, which offers professional degrees in law, pharmacology, business, education and divinity as well as a wide variety of undergraduate degrees. Campbell University is North Carolina’s second largest private university. In 2013 the School of Osteopathic Medicine will open to its first class.
North Carolina State University’s Centennial Campus is within an hour’s drive and great access to UNC-Chapel Hill, Fayetteville State University, Methodist University and others is also within an easy and timely commute.
Harnett County is located between the Durham Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and the Raleigh-Cary MSA to the north and the Fayetteville MSA to the south. Harnett County is home to the Dunn Micropolitan Statistical Area and a part of the Durham-Raleigh-Cary Combined Statistical Area (CSA).