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 […]
ROCKINGHAM SHOWS OFF ITS DIVERSITY WITH SATURDAY’S BIOMOTO PIT CREW CHALLENGE ROCKINGHAM, N.C. – Track owner Steve Earwood believes that diversity is the element that has kept Rockingham Dragway viable even in these tough economic times. To prove his point, he offers up this Saturday’s BioMed Pit Crew Challenge which will bring several hundred middle […]
December 13th and 14th, 5:30pm to 8:30pm 6th Annual Old Fashioned Christmas Come celebrate the Christmas season in Hamlet! The 6th Annual Old Fashioned Christmas will feature live music, entertainment, and games. Santa will be on a 1953 Farm All tractor on Hamlet Avenue on December 13th. On December 14th, Santa will be listening […]
Food and Music 82nd Airborne Division Kid friendly activities Classic Car Cruise-In Longest Beard Contest Helicopter Rides We will also celebrate Normans 100 yrs. Family fun, bring a chair, or dance the day away […]
Take in a round of sporting clay shooting!
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Get behind the wheel--NASCAR Style!
Take an overnight fishing trip to Richmond County!