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Located in the gently rolling hills of the North Carolina Piedmont, Davidson County, NC land and farms are home to beautiful views, fertile soil, and some of North Carolina’s most vibrant small-town culture. You can’t think of Davidson County without its seat of Lexington, which has put North Carolina on the map as one of America’s top five best barbecue cities. Davidson County, NC residents take their barbecue seriously—the annual Lexington Barbecue Festival hosts dozens of local food vendors, live performances, and craft vendors and has been named one of “1000 Places to See in the USA & Canada Before you Die.”
This passionate approach to local culture shows how hard residents of Davidson County, NC land and farms are willing to work for their communities: major local industries include health services, public education, and manufacturing. Davidson County Schools is the biggest employer, supporting 34 K-12 schools and a STEM-based career academy. That’s just the county—Lexington and Thomasville have their own school districts, giving local kids the attention they need to flourish. Adults can further their education at Davidson-Davie Community College, which offers a variety of educational pathways.
Land and farms in Davidson County, NC include estates of all sizes and price ranges, clear and forested acreages, riverfront land, development land, and lakefront land on High Rock Lake. Residents have their pick of local eateries but also plenty of opportunities outside of barbecue. Arts Davidson County supports and promotes local artists and art education, drawing crowds to exhibits and galleries around the county. High Rock Lake is a great place to get outdoors, with hundreds of anglers flocking to its waters for local angling competitions, while the local Parks & Rec Department offers all kinds of leisure activities, from line dancing to pickleball leagues, to cornhole Wednesdays.
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