Welcome to Rowan County!

"A County Committed to Excellence"

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About Rowan County

  • Rowan County is located in the peidmont region of North Carolina.
  • Founded in 1753
  • Rowan County's got it's name from Matthew Rowan who was the governor of North Carolina at the time.

County Government

  • 5 members on the Board of Commissioners
  • County Manager: Aaron Church
  • County Seat: Salisbury
  • 3 Members on Town Council
  • Town Manager: Micheal Bitzer
  • Mayor: Paul Woodson
  • Salisbury is known for the Downtown Shopping "Best in the state!" and Eagle Point Nature Reserves Major Park and Nature Preserve.

Things to Do and Places to Go

  • Natural Landmarks: High Rock Lake and Yadkin River
  • Tourist Attractions: Dunn's Mountian Park and Eagle Point Nature Reserve
  • Surrounding Counties: Cabarrus, Davidson, Davie, Iredell, and Stanly