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Welcome to Rowan County, North Carolina

The Place Where You Can Truly Be An Original

Rowan County, North Carolina is the kinda’ country, kinda’ cool you’ve been craving. In 2018, fill your plate with homegrown experiences celebrating our vibrant arts scene and dynamic agriculture with Rowan Arts & Ag. This year-long experience provides visitors and residents alike with the opportunity to experience being an original. From self-guided tours of farms and artisans, farm-to-table dining, large outdoor festivals and more, there's something for everyone. 

Rowan Arts and AgFrom April to November, your're invited to spend family fun weekends at a multitude of events getting to know Rowan County, its artists and its farms.

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Just an hour’s drive from Charlotte and the Greensboro and Winston-Salem areas, you’ll find both a quiet countryside filled with wineries and pick-your-own farms, and a bustling downtown district with breweries, historic trolley’s, a thriving arts scene, and more. 

So Much To See And Do

Get Transported Back in Time

From train rides to scenic excursions and special events, the NC Transportation Museum is a source of education and fun for the young and old.

Eat & Drink

One-of-a-kind cafes, bistros, pizzerias, and several fine dining options; there's something to fit every taste, budget, and palate here.

Rowan County Blog

Downtown Salisbury Profiles: The People Make the Place A series featuring the people that...

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Get outside and play this spring at one of our original Rowan County parks: Dan Nicholas...

If you’re looking to slow down the pace a bit while still enjoying plenty of...