Lexington, North Carolina is a furniture and textile center also known for its famous "Lexington Style" barbecue. Located in the heart of North Carolina's Piedmont section, featuring a small town atmosphere, surrounded by a countryside of lush rolling hills. it is 21 miles south of Winston Salem and 32 miles west of Greensboro in one of the most beautiful counties in the state. Conveniently close to other Triad area cities and attractions.
The county's largest lake, High Rock Lake fed by the Yadkin River, features 365 miles of shoreline dotted with homes and cottages. Indian artifacts can still be found along its banks. In the past few years, the 15,000-acre lake often has been the site of the BASS Master's Classic, the world's most prestigious fishing tournament.
As the population of Rowan County increased, people were forced to settle further and further from the county seat. In order to remedy this problem, Davidson County was formed from Rowan on December 9, 1822. It was named for General William Lee Davidson, a hero of the Revolutionary War, who was killed in the battle of Cowan's Ford.
Bob Timberlake is an internationally known realist painter from Lexington, North Carolina. Timberlake began painting professionally in 1970 at the encouragement of Andrew Wyeth. Although he received no formal art education or training, his work is best known for its intricate attention to color and detail. His depiction of the simple life in his native North Carolina home has endeared his work to millions of admirers around the world.
The excitement of NASCAR Winston Cup racing can be found at the Richard Childress Racing Museum in Welcome, North Carolina. View many of RCR's greatest race cars along with famous machines from Indy car and NHRA. Plus, see Richard's personal collection of hot rods. View many of our trophies, awards, and unique RCR memorabilia.
The North Carolina Legislature has designated Lexington as "The Hickory Smoked Barbecue Capital of North Carolina." Barbecue's beginnings in the area actually occurred in the county during church homecomings and public rallies, yet it was brought into Lexington's square when court was in session in order to bring in larger crowds.
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