- About the County
About the County
Davie County is the kind of place where families still spend time together, neighbors are still neighborly and entrepreneurs still chase dreams. Though largely rural, Davie County is developing a growing suburban population who are attracted to our superior quality of life, low cost of living, top-rated school system and community college, state-of-the-art medical facilities, all within close proximity to surrounding cities.
The county’s total population is approximately 42,000. Mocksville is the county seat and Davie’s largest town with a population of over 5,000. Mocksville was incorporated in 1839. Additional incorporated towns in the county are Cooleemee, with over 950 residents (incorporated in 1985) and Bermuda Run, with over 2,500 residents (incorporated in 1999). Unincorporated areas of the county include Sheffield-Calahaln, Smith Grove, Clarksville, Ijames, Fork, Advance, Farmington, Fulton, Jerusalem, Cana, Center, Hillsdale, Cornatzer, Bixby and Shady Grove.
Davie County is part of the 12-county Piedmont Triad. It is strategically located in a major transportation corridor including I-40, I-85 and I-77 offering unparalled goods-to-market accessibility. Businesses choose Davie County for our ideal location, affordable tax rates, convenience to larger metropolitan centers and highly skilled workforce.