Albemarle is located in the Uwharrie Mountain Range that extends through central North Carolina, and makes up much of the Piedmont region.The range consists of beautiful rolling hills with 1100 ft peaks. We have two large lakes in the area along with the Uwharrie National Forrest and Morrow Mountain State Park. If you are like boating, fishing, hiking and other outdoor sports, this is the place. You can even pan for gold here, at the site of the first gold rush in the US. With fine dining, theater and the arts, Charlotte, located 40 miles west of Albemarle, offers unlimited resources.
The Atlantic Ocean is less than three hours to the east while the Great Smoky Mountains and Blue Ridge Mountains can be reached in less than three hours to the west. Best of all, we experience a mild climate and no significant snowfall. Housing costs in the area are still below the national average, and taxes are reasonable. The Charlotte is one of only three areas in the U.S. that is currently experiencing a growth in housing.
Stanly Regional Medical Center, a private not-for-profit medical center,has distinguished itself as the region’s premier not-for-profit provider. We have emerged as a state-of-the-art medical center with a growing number of patients seeking our unique blend of expertise and personal attention. Accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Organizations (JCAHO), Stanly Regional is governed by a volunteer board of directors representing both Stanly and Montgomery counties. Our main campus is a 119-bed medical facility consisting of 97 general acute care beds, 10 rehabilitation beds and 12 behavioral health beds. With a staff of professionals using the latest medical treatments and technology, Stanly Regional Medical Center offers advancements in Certified Bariatrics, Stroke Center for Excellence, Cancer Treatment, Imaging, Rehabilitation, Women’s Services and more.If a perfect balance of work, family, and play are what you are looking for, Look No Further.