Harnett County is located within an easy drive of Raleigh and all its amenities and Fort Bragg, home of the elite 82nd Airborne, FORSCOM, and USARC Headquarters. Transportation corridors include I-95, US 301, US421 and US401 providing easy access to regional and national markets and a short distance from connections with I-40. North Carolina routes 24, 27, 42, 55, 82, 87, 210 and 217 also provide direct links throughout Harnett County.
The globally recognized Research Triangle Park and RDU International Airport are less than an hour away and Fayetteville's airport is half that. Home to Campbell University the county's location offers easy access to the University of NC System campuses, North Carolina State University's Centennial Campus and many private universities within an hour's drive or less.
The County is bordered by Sampson and Johnston County to the east; Wake County to the north; Chatham, Lee and Moore County to the west; and Cumberland County (Fort Bragg US Army Base) to the south.
Harnett County is situated less than two hours from North Carolina's beautiful coast and five hours from the oldest mountains in the world.
The Cape Fear River and visionary planning has positioned the county as a key provider of water service to seven counties.
|Destination||Drive Time (from Lillington)|
|Research Triangle Park||45 minutes|
|Raleigh-Durham Airport||45 minutes|
|NCSU Centennial Campus||45 minutes|
|Fort Bragg||20 minutes|
|Blue Ridge Parkway||3.5 hours|
|Washington, DC||5 hours|
|New York, NY||8.5 hours|