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Welcome to City of Albemarle

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I would like to welcome you to the City of Albemarle’s website. We are very proud of our community and always welcome inquiries. As the County seat of Stanly County, Albemarle is the largest municipality within the County and is a community of thriving businesses, distinctive homes, and friendly neighborhoods. The growing business and retail sectors make the City of Albemarle a convenient and attractive place to live and work.

Albemarle is located in the beautiful Uwharrie Lakes region of Piedmont North Carolina, and is conveniently located near two of the state’s largest urban areas-Charlotte and the Piedmont Triad area. Morrow Mountain State Park is just east of the City, and attracts visitors from across the state. Tuckertown Lake, Badin Lake, and Lake Tillery are all located within a few minutes drive of Albemarle, and offer a multitude of opportunities for boating, fishing, and swimming. Camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities are available at Morrow Mountain State Park and the nearby Uwharrie National Forest. The City’s Parks and Recreation Department operates several beautiful parks and a large recreation program.

Albemarle is a business friendly community that still retains the warmth and charm of a small town. The City offers a full range of utilities including electric distribution, water and sewer, and a Subtitle D solid waste disposal facility. These services are provided at a reasonable cost and with a degree of personal attention rarely encountered in today’s business environment. Whether you are looking for a welcoming environment to locate a business or industry, or are seeking a great place to settle and raise a family Albemarle offers a wonderful opportunity.

Mayor Ronnie Michael