The high-octane sport of NASCAR stock car racing was born in North Carolina, and in 1965 Richmond County became a racing hotbed with the opening of the Rockingham Speedway. Just across the street resides the Rockingham Dragway, a multi-purpose drag racing facility.
Experience the true beauty of the outdoors in the Heart of the Carolinas. From canoeing and kayaking to hunting, hiking and fishing, you’ll satisfy your senses and discover the freedom afforded by the great outdoors.
Every county has a history, but Richmond County has a heritage. Formed in 1779, Richmond County is an area steeped in Southern traditions and small town charm. So step back in time and discover our acclaimed railroads, historic homesteads and rich heritage.
Whether you’re taking in the annual Seaboard Festival, a race at one of our motorsports facilities or even a concert or Broadway show at our 1000-seat performing arts center, you’ll find we offer something for every interest.
Help Create a New “Brand” for Richmond County! The Richmond County Tourism Development Authority has embarked on an effort to create a graphic identity and marketing strategy to promote the community and its assets to residents, visitors, and investors. The project began in November, 2013 and includes public participation in addition to input from numerous […]
Rockingham Dragway owner Steve Earwood knew he had to change with the economic climate. So he turned his focus towards hosting events with a regional pull instead of the larger national ones. Earwood knew it was a risk, but it was something he felt would benefit the track in the long run. The move paid […]
Do you want to know how to eat more vegetables, relieve stress and increase your property value all at the same time? Changing one thing about your daily routine can accomplish all three of these goals — eating better, reducing stress and improving your neighborhood. Participating in a community garden! Great news — a new […]
Join us for the First Annual Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham Big Fun Run! As part of our I CAN Be Healthy program, you can choose to race in the Big Fun Run 5K through downtown Rockingham or enjoy our 1-Mile Little Fun Run. All funds raised will support general operating and programming at Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham. […]
The USLMRA is excited to bring its’ STA-BIL National Lawn Mower Racing Series to the Ellerbe Lions Club track in Ellerbe, NC for two days of racing, May 24-25, Memorial Day Weekend. The event will be a “Race For Taylor.” Here are some words from Race Organizer Rex Crouch, Jr.: Ok guys, after over a […]
ROCKINGHAM, N.C. – Reigning track champion Nicholas Rabon of Florence, S.C., and 2013 Rockingham Ironman bracket winner Noah Johnson of Fayetteville and Samuel Peterson of Richland, Michigan will be among those to watch this week in the battle for a $1,500 top prize in the inaugural Southeast Jr. Dragster Spring Nationals at Steve Earwood’s Rockingham […]
Take in a round of sporting clay shooting!
|Take a Drive!|
Get behind the wheel--NASCAR Style!
Take an overnight fishing trip to Richmond County!