Smithfield – Ava and Outlets

The citizens and businesses of Smithfield welcome you and invite you to explore the historic attractions in Downtown Smithfield, the outlet shopping along I-95, Exit 95, and the recreational activities throughout the town.  Visit the museum that honors the life and career of local Hollywood legend Ava Gardner or take a walk on the Mountains to the Sea Trail that curves along the banks of the Neuse River.

Travelers along I-95 will find an abundance of hotels located at Exit 95, (on I-95 -- very easy to remember). Several of our hotels are participants in the Girlfriends Getaway and Sip and Stay Packages -- so make it a weekend getaway to Smithfield, NC.

Smithfield – home to Carolina Premium Outlets and Ava Gardner! 

What's Happening in Smithfield

Town of Smithfield LogoFor the latest opportunities for business development or relocating your family to the Smithfield area to live, work, or retire, contact the Town of Smithfield, Town Hall at 919-934-2116.  Located just 30 minutes east of the Research Triangle Park, and just 10 miles from the new Novo Nordisk plant opening in three years, Smithfield is a convenient location for jobs, regional access, and a great place to raise a family.

Downtown Smithfield Development Corporation

The Downtown Smithfield district is hopping with new retail, restaurants, events, and access to Neuse River at Town Commons and more. Shop for jewelry at Evans, find that prom or pageant dress at Jewel Formals or take a walk along the Buffalo Creek Greenway. For culture and history, try a visit to the Johnston County Heritage Center, a play at the Neuse Little Theatre or attend a summer concert.  Keep connected to events in Smithfield on our calendar.

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