Quality of Life
Pilot Mountain is home to Pilot Mountain State Park. For outdoor enthusiasts, the park offers hiking trails, picnic and camping areas, canoeing, fishing, rock climbing and an opportunity to explore nature. Geologically, Pilot Mountain is a quartzite monadnock, which began forming nearly a billion years ago. The Edward Armfield Civic and Recreation Center is a state of the art facility that offers an indoor walking track, pool and fitness center. Yearly festivals include Mayfest, PilotFest and the popular Hot Car Cruise-Ins.
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Elkin is the location of hometown charm, historic landmarks and fine dining. Elkin has been designated a “Main Street City” as part of the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce Program. In May each year, Elkin hosts the Yadkin Valley Wine Festival which allows local wineries to display their award-winning wines. On the fourth Saturday in September, the town hosts the Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival which includes arts and crafts, music and the selection of the region’s official largest pumpkin.
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If you live in northwestern North Carolina, or southwestern Virginia, make Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital in Elkin your destination for comprehensive, compassionate care. Whether you need to find a physician, ask for medical advice or prepare for having a surgery, we look forward to serving you. Visit Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital.
It is the Mission of Northern Regional Hospital to Provide Access to Quality, Affordable Healthcare. Our Vision is to be the Healthcare System of choice for the community. Our organization will continually strive to meet these goals guided by our core Values of Trust, Quality, Customer Service, Compassion, Commitment and Fiscal Responsibility. Visit Northern Regional Hospital
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2023 Impact Report Surry EDP 2023 Impact Report can be found here: On a New Path We are excited to push forward with a new strategic plan, new staff, and renewed excitement for what we can do to impact the community we serve. If you'd like to discuss our plan of...
Surry County was honored to welcome a visit from the Royal Thai Embassy with Ambassador Tanee Sangrat - whose country has a unique connection to our community. Chang and Eng Bunker were born in 1811 in Siam, now known as Thailand. These twins were conjoined (born with...