About Wayne County, NC

 
Located in Eastern North Carolina, Wayne County is home to Goldsboro and Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, and is known around the nation for its rich Civil War history, delicious barbecue pork, and famous Mount Olive Pickles. Once you live and work in Wayne County, you will quickly find its slower pace welcoming and its amenities comparable to larger metropolitan areas. 
 
Whether you prefer to use your leisure time shopping or spending it outdoors, Wayne County has what you are looking for. Wayne County offers miles of paddle and hiking trails, five historic Civil War Battlegrounds, city and state parks, shopping centers, manicured golf courses, performing and cultural arts, and much more!
 
Wayne County is home to both 2 year and 4 year colleges/universities. It is also a short distance away from prestigious four year public and  private universities.    
Check out these links to learn more about Wayne County and Eastern North Carolina, as well as some nearby travel destinations that are easy to reach by car.
 
 
Easy to Reach Travel Destinations!
 
International Airports
Raleigh/Durham International Airport (RDU)-- 1 hour 10 minutes away
 
Regional Airports
Pitt/Greenville Airport (PGV)-- 1 hour away
Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field (FAY)-- 1 hour 15 minutes away
         
Local Colleges/UniversitiesNearby 4-Year Colleges/Universities
             
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