The Official Town of Tarboro, North Carolina Web Site

Tarboro, North Carolina is one of eastern NC’s historic jewels with a population of over 11,000 individuals who view small town living as a refreshing tonic from congested city life. Its unique culture is a fusion of past heritage and modern lifestyle, with a renowned Historic District, access to world-class health care, a thriving arts and cultural scene, distinctive local gourmet and casual dining, plentiful recreational opportunities, and shopping for all budgets from collectibles to fine antiques. With convenient access to nearby metro areas like Raleigh and Greenville, a low cost of living, affordable housing, and a diverse local community that welcomes new ideas and enthusiasm, Tarboro makes a bold but subtle statement that characterizes its relaxed outlook on life. A satisfying choice for relocation and home to one of the region’s foremost retirement communities, Tarboro is a center of family-friendly activities and active adult living. Navigate our web site and discover the vibrant blend of history and hospitality that forms the centerpiece of this forward-thinking community.

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Residents of Tarboro enjoy a well-run town with a low cost of living, safe neighborhoods, and a great atmosphere.
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Tarboro, North Carolina is a great place to live, work and establish your business.
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A Well-Managed Town with Responsive Services.
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Check out our Getting Connected page to access all the various numbers you will need to Get Connected.

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Improper pouring of wastes into storm drains directly impacts our environment.

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Adhere to regulations regarding pools, spa's and hot tubs

The State of North Carolina regulates residential pools, spa's and hot tubs as set forth in Appendix G of the Residential Code.

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