Most Catawba County Government offices and facilities will operate on a 2-hour delay on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Click HERE to get full details on parks and libraries.
Catawba County offers an abundance of career opportunities. Whether you’re just getting your career started or looking to become the next CEO, our diverse range of employers offer a variety of options to meet your career goals. This includes part-time and full-time opportunities that match all levels of education and experience.
Catawba County makes things. Known for decades as a leader in crafting furniture and textiles, our manufacturing base has become as diverse and unique as the community around it.
North Carolina State Highway Patrol Line Sergeant, Endurance Runner, Founder/Owner RunTimeRaces, LLC
“I think if I've learned anything in my journey, it’s that the people of Catawba County are willing to invest in the people here because they know that in the end it's going to pay dividends. And I believe that with all my heart. I really do.” Read More
Boutique Owner, Hair and Makeup Artist
“This is really the only place I would open up a store, because Newton is so special to me. Having so much history here and having a store in the same building where my great-grandfather had his store is a special thing.” Read More
Craftsmanship is synonymous with Catawba County. What started as a maker’s hub for furniture and textiles quickly evolved into a region known for a variety of artists and craftsmen whose distinctive work reflects our community character.
Work Ready Skills.
“There’s less than half a dozen workforce development and apprenticeship programs in the state that begin to compare to what Catawba County has.” – State Education Leader
Growing into the Future.
Catawba County has a rich farming history, including dairy operations that achieved national fame for their innovation and production. Today, Catawba County’s farming industry remains a significant contributor to our local economy. Farm operations range from independent family farms to agribusinesses yielding both produce and livestock.
Thinking about locating your business in Catawba County? You’re in good company. Every year, businesses from a variety of industries choose Catawba County as the place to relocate, expand, and tap our skilled workforce.
Farmer & Industrial Designer
“The people we’ve met through the church and our family’s friends have created this extended network of folks who all love and care for one another. It’s hard to imagine us going anywhere else.” Read More
Be your own boss.
“I think there is an abundance of opportunity there and especially in the realm of starting things for yourself. Catawba County is full of craftsmen and creators. You can do things there.” - State Economic Development Leader
A great place to live rests on a strong foundation – and in Catawba County’s case, that means laying a foundation for smart community growth.