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To help ensure residents can remain in their homes and slow the spread of the coronavirus, the Town of Louisburg will not disconnect residential service or assess late fees for at least the next 60 days. Please keep in mind that customers will be responsible for paying for all usage and, if possible, should continue to pay on their accounts to avoid accumulating large balances. Call Town Hall, 919-496-3406, if you have any questions or concerns.
The Police Department office/lobby will be closed from March 31, 2020, through the expiration of Governor Cooper’s executive orders limiting non-essential activities due to the coronavirus outbreak. Please call our main line at (919)496-4175 for all non-emergency needs or 911 for all emergencies.
Annual drinking water report is available by Town of Louisburg.
Drinking Water Week is May 3-9, 2020. High-Quality Water is “There When You Need It.”
This report is a snapshot of the water quality in Louisburg.
Search 2019 Water Report
Friday Nights on the Tar Concert series scheduled for Friday, May 15, 2020 is canceled.
Check our Town of Louisburg Website for updated information regarding FNOTT Concert for June.
If you have questions about FNOTT please contact Louisburg Parks and Recreation Director, Colton Young at 919-497-1010.
The Town of Louisburg is a charming community full of the character found in small town southern America. With ample public utility services and capacity, Louisburg can provide the prospective industrial customer with the complete package desired by management and needed for operations.
Located less than 40 miles from the renowned Research Triangle and the cities of Raleigh, Durham. and Chapel Hill, Louisburg provides a relaxed quality of living and unmatched character with access to all of the modern amenities of world class education, shopping, cultural resources, and entertainment. The North Carolina Museums of History, Natural Science, and Art combined with the performing art opportunities offered by the North Carolina Symphony and the numerous other performance venues provide for elegant evenings of music and theatre.
Centrally located on the eastern seaboard, access to both New York and New England as well as Miami and Key West is made easy for east coast travelers. Just 4 hours from our nation’s capitol, Washington, DC, the greatest museums and historical foundations of our country are easily accessed for both business and pleasure.
Located in the east central portion of North Carolina, Louisburg is 2.5 hours from the beautiful Crystal Coast beaches of NC and the 3.5 hours from the breathtaking vistas of the NC Mountains, including the famed “Appalachian Trail” Whether sunbathing, surfing, snow skiing down one of the many slopes available, or hiking the trails of “Grandfather Mountain”, it is all available via a short drive.
Located only 45 minutes away, Raleigh Durham International Airport provides the gateway to large commercial domestic and international carriers. Louisburg is also home to a number of small general and sport aviation strips. Only 10 minutes from Louisburg is the new Franklin County Regional Airport, a new 5,500 ft designated by FAA as a reliever for RDU with ILS (Instrument Landing System) and AWOS-3 (Automated Weather Observation System) & GCO (Ground Communications Outlet).
There are 37 colleges & educational institutions within a 2.5 hour drive from Louisburg. Many of the institutions are known for their world renowned research facilities and cutting edge technological developments on top of recognition as outstanding institutions of higher education. An ancillary benefit to a number of these campuses is the enjoyment of many of the most recognized and successful collegiate athletic programs in the country. Home to many National Championship basketball, lacrosse, track and field, and other athletic teams, these institutions provide a great entertainment resource as well.
From transportation infrastructure to superb and reliable utilities, Louisburg offers the perfect community to locate and grow both industries and families! Thank you for visiting our site and we look forward to serving you in the future.
The Town of Louisburg serves all properties within the corporate limits with a variety of utility services. The Louisburg Industrial Park is located adjacent to all utility services and there is ample capacity to serve even the highest need.
The Louisburg Water Treatment plant provides potable water to all customers in Louisburg via the Tar River intake. The current plant has a capacity of 1,000,000 gallons per day with approximately 50% of this amount being consumed or allocated daily.
The Louisburg Water Reclamation Facility provides treatment to sanitary sewer discharges in Louisburg before returning the treated water to the Tar River for downstream consumption. The current capacity of the plant is 1,500,000 gallons per day with a current consumption and allocation of less than 50% daily. The Louisburg plant is a state of the art treatment plant and process which has received numerous awards and recognitions, including an EPA national award for operations. Please visit the wastewater utilities page to review more information regarding this facility.
Louisburg is the provider of local electric utility service. The Louisburg electric department prides itself with the highest quality of service and response. Linemen are always on call and respond within minutes to any problems encountered by customers. This response does not diminish “after hours”. Louisburg can provide you with whatever electric need you may have as well as options to reduce costs such as co-generation and demand reduction.
Natural gas services are provided in Louisburg by Public Service North Carolina and direct access is available at the Louisburg Industrial Park and many other industrial sites.
Embarq provides telephone services to Louisburg.
North Carolina Ports
The Louisburg Industrial Park is a recently created hub for Industrial Development in Louisburg. There are currently 40 acres available for development with many design and subdivision options available to prospective developers.
The site is currently anchored by Advance Metal Processing, LLC, a state of the art metals reclamation facility. AMP reclaims metals through a proprietary, high heat process known as the RODECS system. This system removes all contaminants, paints, films, and other applications on metals to result in a pristine, high quality metal ready for return to the manufacturing sector. This entire process occurs without any of the normal impacts on the environment such as noise, discharge, and particulate discharge into the air. Louisburg is pleased to have AMP as the first customer in the Park and believes that support elements of the industry would be perfectly suitable for adjacent sites.
There are a number of financial incentives which may be available to Industrial Developers in the form of grants, low interest loans, and other assistance. These incentives are made available from the State of North Carolina and Franklin County, NC.