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Richmond County, N.C.

Richmond County, located in the Sandhills region of North Carolina, is known for its NASCAR racing, heritage, eco- and agri-tourism and Southern lifestyle. The county features a 216-acre wildlife conservation area, two public game lands, the Sandhills and Pee Dee River, along with several lakes.

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Richmond County, N.C.

Richmond County, located in the Sandhills region of North Carolina, is known for its NASCAR racing, heritage, eco- and agri-tourism and Southern lifestyle. The county features a 216-acre wildlife conservation area, two public game lands, the Sandhills and Pee Dee River, along with several lakes.

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Richmond County, N.C.

Richmond County, located in the Sandhills region of North Carolina, is known for its NASCAR racing, heritage, eco- and agri-tourism and Southern lifestyle. The county features a 216-acre wildlife conservation area, two public game lands, the Sandhills and Pee Dee River, along with several lakes.

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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.



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RCTDA | May 15, 2014

 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Official notice is hereby given that the Richmond County Tourism Development Authority will conduct a Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Rockingham City Hall; the interim office of the Richmond County Tourism Development Authority located at 514 Rockingham Road, Rockingham. The purpose of this Public Hearing […]

RCTDA | April 30, 2014

For the past decade, officials from Richmond County and the City of Rockingham have considered the transformation of Hitchcock Creek into a 10-mile long, “Blue Trail” paddleway for canoes and kayaking.

RCTDA | February 24, 2014

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 […]

News & Updates

RCTDA | March 12, 2014

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 […]

RCTDA | March 11, 2014

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 […]

RCTDA | March 11, 2014

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 October. The fun and entertainment continue from about 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  

Thursday Jul 24th 2014

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