Kinston/Lenoir County is located in the geographic center of eastern North Carolina. Four hours to the west are the Blue Ridge Mountains. One hour to the east and you find the pristine beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. In between the east and west, are countless historic sites, attractions, sports and recreation, and shopping.

Kinston stands ready to meet the wave of the future while remembering to preserve its heritage. This is essential to its residents and its visitors. Please visit for a complete listing of what Lenoir County has to offer.