Welcome to Granville County
Founded in 1746, Granville County is known for its small town charm, rich history, colonial architecture and an abundance of recreational activities. Situated just north of Raleigh-Durham, Granville County is just a short drive from the big city, located right off of I-85 and only 20 minutes from the Virginia state line. Here you are sure to find a wide variety of activities and events for all ages. Some of the county's feature annual events include the North Carolina Hot Sauce Contest in Oxford, the Creedmoor Music Festival and the always entertaining; Butner Chicken Pickin’ as well as many more. There is always a reason to celebrate our county’s rich culture, tradition and innovation for growth. Come stay, shop, play and visit with us today! Contact the Granville County Tourism Authority for information on planning your next visit.
Check out a recent video on a "Road Trip to Granville" done by UNC TV's NC Weekend show: