About Pitt County NC


Pitt County is a part of the Greenville North Carolina metropolitan area, with the county seat located in Greenville NC.

Founded in 1761, Pitt County NC was originally a part of Beaufort County. The area was named for William Pitt the Elder, an English statesman and orator. When Pitt County was formed, William Pitt was the acting Secretary of State for the Southern Department as well as the Leader of the House of Commons. The area includes cities such as Greenville, Winterville, Farmville and Ayden.

G. Henry Leslie Building at PCCG. Henry Leslie Building at PCC

Pitt County NC is ideally located for convenient travel. The area is approximately 19 miles east of Interstate 95, and the county even has its own airport, the Pitt-Greenville Airport, which offers daily connecting flights to both Charlotte Douglas International Airport and Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

Pitt County is the center for Eastern North Carolina’s educational, medical, commercial and cultural life, with Greensville NC acting as the hub.

Pitt County Memorial Hospital
Pitt County Memorial Hospital

Pitt County has year round fishing, over 20 parks, and museums of art, culture, and history. There are also plenty of golf courses and tennis courts to choose from. Pitt County has nationally acclaimed restaurants that will suit any taste, and if you haven’t already tried the Eastern North Carolina Barbeque, you’re in for a real treat. With so much variety, it’s no wonder Pitt County has become one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina.

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