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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.

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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.

Richmond Community Theatre Presents:

“Always a Bridesmaid“ Performances are January 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30 & 31. All tickets are $12. All seats are reserved. Libby Ruth, the hopeful romantic with the perfect marriage, believes that her friends can find the very same happiness. Headstrong Deedra’s “rock-solid” union hangs by a thread when she discovers her husband has a wandering eye and hands to match.

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.

Pee Dee Artist Guild

An organization to promote the arts, provide a place for artist to meet and paint in Richmond County and surrounding areas. Tweet

Richmond Community Theatre Presents:

“Always a Bridesmaid“

Here’s a description of the play by the playwrights: Jones, Hope and Wooten.
“In this hilarious comedic romp, four friends have sworn to keep the promise they made on […]

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