The town of Edenton is located in the county of Chowan. It covers a total area of 13.0 sq. km. the economy of the city revolves around industries involved in aviation, automotive, construction, pharmaceuticals, hotel, insurance, metal, real estate and telecommunication, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by educational institutions, stores of sports medicine, road side services, parks and stores of optical goods, enhance the financial viability of the city.