Officially founded in 1787, Pittsboro is the county seat for Chatham County and located in the heart of the county with 2,500+ residents. The business community includes a diverse group of art galleries and studios, small farms, bed and breakfasts, retail and antique shops, restaurants, software developers, bio-fuel research and production and even the North Carolina Zen Center.
A main campus of the Central Carolina Community College campus sits on the west edge of town. The Historic District spans 59 acres that includes the county courthouse, rebuilt in 1881, located in the traffic circle. It is a friendly, walkable town with a wide range of architectural styles.
OFFICIAL TOWN WEBSITE, click here.
|Historic downtown Pittsboro hosts movie nights in the summer. The downtown is known for its antique stores, art galleries and other specialty shops. |
Photo by Duane Hall