Slide 1

Welcome to Rockingham N.C.

Founded in 1784 as the official County Seat, Rockingham historically has been the center of commerce in Richmond County. The city and the surrounding area abounds in "places to go" and "things to do". An All-American City, Rockingham has continued to promote its historic and cultural past.

Example Frame

With significant scenic and natural areas, including the Pee Dee River & National Wildlife Refuge, Sandhills Game Management Area and Blewett Falls Lake, outdoor activities are endless. * Go boating, skiing, or swimming. For the wildlife enthusiasts, fishing and hunting are popular sports. The area is rich in deer, dove, turkey and other small game. There are numerous hunt clubs located in the area with memberships available. * The Rockingham Speedway and Rockingham Dragway offer year round events that bring thousands of folks to our area. Both are just 5 minutes from downtown. * Other nearby attractions include the Rankin Museum of American Heritage, The National Railroad Museum & Hall of Fame, the N.C. Zoo, Seagrove Potteries, The Uwharrie National Forest and Pinehurst, home of the world's finest golf facilities.

City leaders want Rockingham to be a destination.

Planning experts will tell you: study what you have in front of you today, before you start planning how it will look tomorrow. “Good planning does not begin with an abstract or arbitrary scheme that it seeks to impose on the community: it begins with a knowledge of existing conditions and opportunities.” Click on the image above for more info.

Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham

Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham is the second Discovery Place KIDS museum and the first step in a journey of lifelong learning for children and families in the Sandhills region. Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham is a children's museum that will serve children and their caregivers from throughout the Sandhills/South Central Piedmont region of North Carolina. Click on the image above for more info.

18th Annual “Christmas on the Square”

The Rockingham Downtown Corporation Promotion Committee is in the process of making preparations for the 18th Annual “Christmas on the Square”, which will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014, from 10 am. to 4 pm. This is a fun-filled day for the entire family to enjoy.

Hitchcock Creek “Blue Trail” Paddleway

The City of Rockingham has been working on the Hitchcock Creek Blueway Project for several years. New new recreational area has already received many visitors. Click on the image above for more info.

The City of Rockingham, N.C.

The City of Rockingham’s 2015 Thursday Plaza Jam schedule has been announced!

The popular outdoor concerts are free and staged on the hillside right next to Rockingham City Hall, at 514 Rockingham Road, the first Thursday of each month from May through […]

TRUNK or TREAT – October 31st

City of Rockingham Parks and Recreation   TRUNK or TREAT Thurs. October 31, 2014 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm   At Browder Park Tweet

A City Moving Forward



Phone: (910) 997-5546
514 Rockingham Road, Rockingham, N.C. 28379