Living

Made up of 10 municipalities, including the county seat, Salisbury, Rowan is a progressive county with a proud Southern heritage whose citizens enjoy a great quality of life. In close proximity to the state's urban centers, the citizens of the County enjoy access to top-notch hospitals and schools in an area that maintains an old-fashioned, small town feel.

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  1. Citizen Preparedness

    Emergency and disaster situations can happen at any moment. When disaster strikes, the best protection is knowing what to do. All citizens in Rowan County encouraged to Be Ready!

  2. Education

    Rowan County schools continue to be the largest single recipient of county funds, over 1/3 of our total budget, which positively impacts almost 21,000 students.

  3. Family Resources

    There are nearly 20,000 nonprofits in North Carolina. Many of these organizations are designed to provide services for children and families throughout Rowan County.

  4. Health Care

    Learn more about Health Care options such as the prescription discount card and the dental discount card.

  5. Layoff Assistances

    View links and information about organizations that have programs offering assistance for recently laid-off workers.

  6. MyDMV Portal

    MyDMV is the Division of Motor Vehicles online portal that lets you view and manage details about your driver license and vehicle registration and conveniently complete DMV services anytime and anywhere – without ever having to wait in a line.

  7. Road Conditions

    Get real time information on events that cause severe and unusual congestion on NCDOT maintained roadways in North Carolina.

  8. Rowan Transit System

    Learn more about the Rowan Transit System, a non-emergency community transportation program for Rowan County residents living in the county.

  9. Taxes

    Rowan County has been able to maintain a moderate tax rate to provide great services that enhance our quality of life.

  10. Voting

    Rowan County as well as all of North Carolina has free, permanent and continuous voter registration. You only need to register once.