Nestled in the scenic, seasonable northeastern
Piedmont section of North Carolina, along the North
Carolina/Virginia state line, Warren County is approximately
50 miles north of Raleigh, 90 miles south of Richmond,
and roughly three hours from either the Blue Ridge
Mountains or the Atlantic Ocean. The county’s mild
climate makes it an ideal destination, with four distinct
and picturesque seasons.
Warren County boasts year-round outdoor enjoyment including
hunting, fishing, ATV and motorcross, horseback riding, golf,
and from May to September, swimming, water skiing and other
water sports at Lake Gaston and Kerr Lake. In addition, the
county hosts a wide range of musical and art festivals, parades,
and agricultural events throughout the year.
Founded at the height of the American Revolution, Warren
County is rich in historical tradition and Southern values.
There are over 50 properties listed in the National Register
of Historic Properties here, and the county has three incorporated
municipalities and many other small crossroad communities
including Wise, Oine and Ridgeway.
Warren County has many scenic locations scattered throughout,
such as Cherry Hill Plantation, Buck Spring historic site,
Hamme’s Mill, historic homes, and peaceful, quaint downtowns.
Much of the county is rural countryside with rolling farmland
and pastoral vistas.
Come and visit us in Warren County, the Gateway to the Carolinas!
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