Burke County Chamber of Commerce

Welcome to Burke County!

Burke County, with a population of approximately 90,000 people, is comprised of seven incorporated municipalities.  Each community has a unique history and charm that cannot be duplicated.

Burke County is situated in the section of North Carolina where the rolling hills of the Piedmont blend with the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Burke County possesses a natural beauty that equals or surpasses that of any county in the south. Its appeal has been acclaimed as being representative of a rare jewel in the vast array of gems that make up the state and this country as a whole — the envy of communities across the globe. Burke County lies nestled in the Catawba Valley River basin and its beauty stretches from its majestic purple hills in the north to its green rolling hills in the south.  Burke County truly is the “Gem of the South

You’ve either just moved to Burke County, or your are considering it.  The good news is that this is somewhere that you will want to stay.  People move to our corner of the world every day for reasons ranging from work to weather…although we know that it was the sense of community, beautiful landscape and southern charm that sealed the deal!

Here are some resources to help you get settled.

Stop in the Visitor Center

Monday-Thursday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
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