Grifton is a progressive community situated on the banks of the Contentnea Creek in southern Pitt County. Grifton is conveniently located between the Global Transpark in Kinston and East Carolina University in Greenville.

Such a location offers a plethora of economic and social opportunities for both businesses and families. We ask you to browse our website and learn more about our wonderful town from our rich history to our symbolism with both Shad and the Contentnea Creek.

  • Grifton is the Home of the Grifton Shad Festival....

  • Want to "remember " the old times? Then follow the Grifton Gang.

  • Take a Ride Down the Contentnea Creek

  • Take a Look at the Catechna Indian Village

  • Rent the Depot for your next event...

  • Play ball at one of our many parks...

  • Take a stroll in the Town Commons...