The town of Lenoir is probably best known for its small town charm. Although small town living isn’t for everyone, its ideal location could convince one to try. Nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain range, the town is surrounded by breathtaking views and enjoys an enviable climate. Residents like the fact that Lenoir experiences all four seasons, with relatively mild winters and pleasant summer temperatures.
Those who love the outdoors will find the endless outdoor opportunities irresistible. Just 20 minutes north of Lenoir, the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway snakes around mountain curves leading adventure-seekers to an array of recreational activities such as camping, canoeing, horseback riding, hiking, rock climbing, picnicking and more. Hunting, fishing, equestrian and golf are also among the popular activities pursued by residents. Numerous recreational parks offer more than 20 walkways and trails. For those who want to dip their toes into the warm coastal sand, Carolina beaches can be found only five hours away.
“Lenoir’s location puts it in close proximity to the state capital, Raleigh, and other exciting cities such as Charlotte, Asheville and Winston-Salem.”
Visitors will enjoy shopping in Lenoir’s historic downtown district where a diverse collection of shops offers antiques, collectibles, hand-crafted gifts and more. A variety of dining options are available to refresh tired shoppers.
Lenoir offers numerous living options for residents such as on a lakeside, in a valley, on or near one of the excellent golf courses or on the sides of the mountains. But even more important than location, the people of Lenoir take great pride in their town and its history and are proud to boast of receiving a 2008 All-American City Award. Other important factors that make Lenoir a great place to live include strong support of education and excellent health care.
Lenoir’s location puts it in close proximity to the state capital, Raleigh, and other exciting cities such as Charlotte, Asheville and Winston-Salem.