Meet the Originals

Make connections with locals who call Rowan County, North Carolina home.

There is something about Rowan County that draws people in. Whether it is someone who was born and raised here, or someone just passing through, they are often hooked by the unique sense of individualism combined with compelling community spirit.

More often than not, they eventually decide to live here or return home after a move way for college or first job. Discover the “why” for those that did! They are sharing what brought them here (or why they returned), what they love to do, and what “Be an original™” means to them.

You may find a connection that will make you want to be a Rowan Original too. Plus, it’s a great way to learn all the hotspots for amazing food and fun things to do!