Edenton, which Forbes.com named one of "America’s Prettiest Towns," provides retirees an opportunity to enhance their lives. The natural settings inspire the best in people. Here, you can pursue what you wish to enjoy and how you wish to grow, unfettered by traffic, noise or crowds.

Discover a welcoming community featuring a low cost of living amid beautiful surroundings with homes available at reasonable prices. Edenton has a unique historic downtown with a nice variety of retail, restaurants, coffee shops, hardware stores, and interesting boutique shops. The town’s historic districts protect the future and ambiance that makes Edenton different and inviting.

Edenton is not “just a small town,” it's so much more. It's a lively community that embraces people; people become involved and supportive of one another in a way that is astounding. Excellent healthcare and continuing educational opportunities abound.

Edenton is blessed with natural beauty, gorgeous sunsets and sparkling waters, where people speak to one another; churches are not just symbols or structures but ring out with goodwill and fellowship. Edenton thrives on volunteers: “Weeders” who care for the Cupola House Gardens; “Readers” who help children learn; and “Docents” who greet people at historic sites, commit time to the non-profits and social organizations, and support the library and the Arts Council. Volunteers, most of whom are retirees, are the life-blood of Edenton’s lifestyle.

Three convenient golf courses, including an award-winning Arnold Palmer and Dan Maples courses, are close at hand. The beautiful Albemarle Sound is a sailing, yachting paradise; with creeks, ponds and rivers for fishing, kayaking, canoeing and exploring. Edenton’s mild climate encourages outdoor enjoyment and provides the scenic joy of four seasons.

Edenton is a gracious, lovely town that seeks those who will embrace it, and it'll embrace them back with huge rewards: a place to feel at home.

Learn more about Edenton at www.VisitEdenton.com and ehcnc.org, or watch a video about the area.

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Latitude: 36° 3' 28.335" / Longitude: -76° 36' 30.4236"

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