About AlbemarleAlbemarle is on a crest of the Uwharrie Mountains, the worn slopes of which rise more than 1,800 feet and are older than the Appalachians. Founded in 1857 as the seat of Stanly County, Albemarle is an industrial center for textiles, lumber, bricks and aircraft tires.
Visitor Centers Stanly County Chamber of Commerce 116 E. North St. Albemarle, NC 28002. Phone:(704)982-8116
Self-guiding ToursA walking tour of downtown leads visitors to some 50 historic sites. A brochure featuring a map and description of the sites is available at the chamber of commerce.
Things to Do Morrow Mountain State Park
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