The Town of Sharpsburg is located within the Southeastern tip of Nash County North Carolina. Nash County is where largest area of the Town of Sharpsburg is located.
Within Nash County lies Rocky Mount, one of the largest cities in the state of North Carolina, which boasts a population of nearly 60,000 with a diverse and strong socioeconomic background. Rocky Mount includes a strong college system with NC Wesleyan coupled with both Nash and Edgecombe Community Colleges.
Sharpsburg maintains a strong and consistent relationship with the City of Rocky Mount and County of Nash through economic and government ties. Traffic from Rocky Mount is fed directly from US Highway 301 South in Sharpsburg.
Additional towns in Nash County include the county seat of Nashville, Towns of Bailey and Spring Hope, among others. Interstate 95, US Highway 64 Bypass and US Highway 301 all serve as major routes through and to the area. This allows for easy transport of cargo and an easy commute to work from Sharpsburg.