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The number one reason people love living in Edenton, is the people. We have some of the most caring citizens who are ready to help their fellow Edentonians whenever there is a need.   Sickness, natural disaster or just the need for someone to talk with in hard times  Our people are the best.

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Edenton is located on the banks of the Albemarle Sound, and our water assets provide all kinds of recreational activities. Boating, fishing, swimming or just admiring the view, are all outstanding.

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Many of our nation’s founding fathers were citizens of Edenton, and we have one of the prettiest historic districts in the country. If you like history, you will enjoy what we have to offer in the way of historical properties and people.

If you want to become involved in our community, there are many opportunities for you to volunteer and become a part of what makes Edenton great. The Hospital Foundation, Historic Edenton, Edenton-Chowan Schools and The Chowan Arts Council are just a few excellent organizations that would welcome you.

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Edenton is a five-minute You can be anywhere in 5 minutes or less.  Wide streets with little traffic is a benefit many communities can’t brag about to their potential citizens.

Edenton is within 90 minutes driving time of just about anything you could want. The Atlantic Ocean is 75 minutes away.  Tidewater Virginia area is about 75 minutes and provides you with a wealth of shopping opportunities.  East Carolina University is only 75 minutes away and has major college sports for your enjoyment.

There is no other town in North Carolina that can provide you the walkability that Edenton offers our residence. It is truly relaxing and enjoyable to walk our historic district.

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Medical care is outstanding in our area. Our hospital is owned and managed by Vidant Health and is one eight area hospitals in our region that are part of Vidant Health based in Greenville, North Carolina.

Edenton and Chowan County are blessed with good leadership and professional management in the operation and protection of Edenton’s assets. They strive on a daily basis to keep you safe, happy with a lower than average tax rate.

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Outstanding town services are provided by the Police Department, Fire Department, Public Works as well as the men and women work for the Utilities Department.

If you would like to know more about the quality of life in Edenton and about our real estate listings, please call me at 252-333-0939 or email me at

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John T. Dowd

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The CarolinaEast Real Estate Team has over 137 years of experience helping buyers and sellers with their real estate needs. Give one of our team members a call and let us make your real estate experience a great one.

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