Harnett County is experiencing rapid growth, driven in part by an influx of residents from neighboring counties. As nearby areas undergo development, many individuals and families are drawn to Harnett County's affordable housing options, scenic charm, and growing job opportunities.

The value of homes in Harnett County varies depending on factors such as location, size, and amenities. Generally, compared to neighboring counties - like Wake, Johnston, and Cumberland - Harnett County tends to offer more affordable housing options. This affordability often attracts homebuyers seeking spacious properties, particularly in rural or suburban settings. 

Harnett County offers a diverse range of housing options, from charming historic homes in quaint downtown areas to modern developments and spacious rural properties. With affordable prices and a community-focused atmosphere, Harnett County provides an appealing environment for families, professionals, and retirees alike.

As of June 2024, there are more than 15,500 proposed new housing units planned in Harnett County.

Recent development in Harnett County
Recent development in Harnett County

Our Communities

Harnett County is home to five municipalities and one unincorporated growth area. The City of Dunn and Towns of Angier, Coats, Erwin, and Lillington are family-friendly communities, each offering their own unique work, live, and play options. Learn more about Harnett County’s five municipalities here

The Southwest portion of Harnett County, often referred to as the Anderson Creek and Barbecue communities, offer easy access to the Fayetteville and Sanford markets via the four-laned, NC-87 highway. 

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