Find Home in Erwin

The growing town of Erwin is located in eastern Harnett County just eight miles from Dunn. Don't be fooled by this community's size—though Erwin is home to just over 5,000 residents, there's a reason why the town's motto is "Front Porch Friends." Erwin's welcoming locale, historic downtown district, and packed calendar of events make it the perfect place to settle down. Though it was once a hidden gem, Erwin's population has recently increased by a whopping 17%...but this southern village still maintains its one-of-a-kind charm.

Thinking about building or buying a new construction home in Erwin? Let's take a closer look at the area!

Spotlights of Erwin

Downtown Erwin

Take a drive through Downtown Erwin to experience the best of small-town living. Here, you'll discover a plethora of local businesses, including Cotton Row, Seven Sisters Thrift Shop, Pizza House, and Burney's Sweets and More.

Cape Fear River Trail Park

The Cape Fear River Trail Park boasts 16 acres of walking trails, overlooks, a canoe access, and a picnic shelter along the picturesque river. There's no better place to get in touch with nature—and best of all, this green space is kid- and dog-friendly! 

Holiday celebrations

Every year, the town of Erwin ushers in the winter season with their annual tree lighting and holiday parade. Gather with neighbors and friends at the community gazebo to relish in the town's spectacular display of lights, or grab some sweets from local downtown vendors.

Erwin Attractions

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Shopping & dining

Erwin might be a small town, but you'll never be far from the area's best retail and culinary opportunities. Most residents get their shopping done at River's Edge Center or Harnett Crossing, both of which feature a mix of larger stores and restaurants. Feeling hungry? Sample some of Erwin's best flavors at Kami Japan or Pizza House.

Outdoor recreation

Erwin's ideal location along the Cape Fear River makes it a great place to get in touch with nature. Outdoor adventurers will love kayaking, fishing, and hiking along this majestic river. But if you're more of a landlubber, you can also stay active at Porter Park or the Erwin Parks & Rec Gym.

Public schools

Students in Erwin are served by Harnett County Schools, which educates over 20,000 students across 28 institutions. Within town, you'll find the brand-new Erwin Elementary School, Coats Erwin Middle School, and Triton High School. Many students go on to attend nearby Campbell University or Central Carolina Community College.

Your Perfect Place Awaits

Thinking of buying a new construction home in Erwin, NC? We'd love to help you start your next chapter in this one-of-a-kind town! Whether you're interested in buying a production or spec home, or custom-building your home from the ground up, we at Weaver Homes Inc. would love to create that home for you. Contact us today to learn more about what we can do for you.