Triangle Area Communites
Pittsboro is in the heart of Chatham County , one of the fastest growing counties in the state. It is the county seat and, as such, home to the Chatham County Government Complex employing more than 1300 people.
Residents of Pittsboro embrace small town values of respect for one another and a strong sense of community. Its' people are a diverse group of artists and farmers, merchants and students, and it is home to the North Carolina Zen Center . It supports software developers, bio-fuel research and production, antique shops and art galleries.
Pittsboro is ideally situated at the intersection of US 64 and Hwy 15-501. It is 16 miles to Chapel Hill, 25 miles to Research Triangle Park , and 32 miles to Raleigh . It's a short drive to recreation areas at Jordan Lake State Park (visited by 1-2 million people annually). It is adjacent to the State's newest Natural Area – 960 acres along the scenic Haw River .