Business/Economic Development

Electric Distribution System

  • Miles of Distribution Line - 135
  • Service Area in Square Miles - 11.5
  • Number of meters - 6,176
  • System Peak - 55,679
  • kWh Sold - 236,859,861
  • Number of Street Lights - 1,396

Water Distribution System

  • Miles of Water Mains - 129.4
  • Number of Meters - 5,205
  • Daily Average Consumption in Gallons - 2,634,000
  • Peak Demand Per Day in Gallons - 4,200,000
  • Maximum Daily Capacity of Treatment Plant in Gallons - 6,000,000
  • Number of Fire Hydrants - 578
  • Water Storage Capacity in Gallons
  • Elevated Tanks (6 tanks) - 2,100,000
  • Ground Storage - 1,000,000

Sewerage System

  • Miles of Sanitary Sewers - 90.4
  • Number of Service Connections - 4,707
  • Daily Average Treatment in Gallons - 2,364,000
  • Maximum Daily Capacity of Treatment Plant in Gallons - 5,000,000


The Town of Tarboro’s Industrial Park is served electricity from the Town of Tarboro, Electric Utilities. The park has the ability to be served from three different delivery points and from two transmission sources. This provides excellent reliability and capacity for development.  The Town of Tarboro currently has capacity to meet 127 MW of electric load, while our system peak for FY 08 has only reached 70 MW.

For more information, please contact:
The Carolinas Gateway Partnership, Inc.