Living in the Best of Both Worlds


Stanly County lets you choose the picture-perfect home and neighborhood for your lifestyle. With our low cost of living, warm Carolina climate and laid-back vibe, we’re a sought-after location for raising a family and your expectations.


From outstanding public and private schools to a university and bustling community college, we place a premium on quality education for all.


We’re located at the center of three Level 1 trauma centers, served by an esteemed corp of medical professionals, and offer activities for total wellness.


Stanly County can take you hiking, climbing, hunting, fishing, horseback riding, golfing, or boating on any day. Our scenic panorama includes 10,000 acres of lakes, a mountain range, five vineyards, golf courses, bike and whitewater trails, urban farms, parks and preserves.