Albemarle is one of the principal communities of the Uwharries Lakes Region, an area that has been described as the "Central Park of North Carolina". This area is rich in cultural, historical, natural and recreational assets.
Albemarle and Stanly County provide a safe and welcoming environment that is unsurpassed for raising a family. The area benefits from a moderate climate and a landscape of gently rolling hills. Albemarle boasts a variety of beautiful and diverse neighborhoods, both historic and new. The historic downtown area is a gem of beautifully maintained and restored old buildings, and is home to an array of restaurants, retail businesses, and antique stores.
Albemarle provides an exceptional opportunity to live in a safe, attractive community that is ideal for raising families or for enjoying retirement. The beauty of the nearby countryside, lakes, and ancient Uwharrie Mountain range provides excellent opportunities to enjoy the outdoors while nearby cities provide outstanding sports and cultural amenities in a convenient driving distance.