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Looking to relocate to a place that is affordable, has ample employment opportunities, and possesses a strong sense of community, then you should consider a move to Rowan County, North Carolina.

Just 45-minutes north of Charlotte and 2 hours west of Raleigh, Rowan is conveniently centered in the North Carolina Piedmont region. Its location also makes the beach or mountains easily accessible within a day or less drive.

Despite its more rural landscape, Rowan has a dynamic cultural heart that pushes forward in innovative and progressive ways. Locals respect its ability to honor and preserve history but appreciate that it is a community that strives to grow in exciting new ways. First impressions of Rowan are typically centered around the charm of each community within that allow you to choose the kind of experience you want and the pace of your day.

For those that want a more urban vibe, you can experience lively downtown communities that feature craft breweries, spectacular public parks, unique local shops and boutiques, flavorful dining, nightlife, theatrical performances, large festivals, street level ballpark, and more. Individuals that desire a slower pace can enjoy the quaint atmosphere of small towns like Gold Hill, Mount Ulla, China Grove, Granite Quarry, and Cleveland which each offer their own unique experiences. No matter where you are in Rowan, you are never too far away from the next thing without the congestion of major cities to delay your adventures.

Smaller is Better

and a move to Rowan County may be right for you!