Economic & Community Development

Aerial view of Harrington Village in Leland

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Leland is a rapidly-growing town in northern Brunswick County, consisting of over 20 square miles, that is located close to downtown Wilmington and a few miles from area beaches.

According to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau estimates, Leland is the fastest-growing town in North Carolina and the twelfth-fastest in the country.  

With low taxes, direct access to interstate transportation, and close proximity to area beaches and larger cities, such as Wilmington and Myrtle Beach, Leland can offer an unparalleled quality of life.

Leland has shovel-ready industrial and commercial sites, a streamlined turnkey permitting process, and the commitment of Town leadership to support economic growth in the community.


To reach the Economic Development Department, please call or email:

Gary Vidmar
Economic and Community Development Director
Phone:  (910) 332-4294

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