Asheboro

Asheboro

This community is known for its rich cultural resources and a comfortable, easy pace of life. It was designated the state’s second certified retirement community in 2012.

Durham

Durham

This Triangle town was named the No. 1 place to retire by CNN Money in 2010. It offers excellent options for medical care and lifestyle-focused residential areas.

Eden

Eden

Two rivers, a beautiful greenway, affordable living and some of the friendliest people you will ever find are waiting for you in Eden.

Halifax

Halifax

Halifax County offers retirees a small town or rural lifestyle on beautiful country roads. Here you’ll find a historic theater, unique shopping and diverse dining options.

Henderson

Henderson

Henderson welcomes retirees looking for a small city with amenities of lake living. While centrally located along Interstate 85, Kerr Lake is a main attraction with two marinas.

Lake Norman

Lake Norman

This lake community just north of Charlotte is defined by its laid-back lifestyle with waterfront wine tastings, excellent shopping and beautiful golf courses.

Lumberton

Lumberton

Lumberton became the state’s first certified retirement community in 2010. It offers affordable homes, abundant health care centers and entertainment options along Interstate 95.

Mount Airy

Mount Airy

This small town served as the real-life inspiration for Andy Griffith’s Mayberry and offers museums, wineries and gourmet restaurants in north-central North Carolina.

Pittsboro

Pittsboro

Winding rivers, rolling hills and a creative community are just a taste of what you’ll find in charming Pittsboro, minutes from the Research Triangle in central North Carolina.

Tarboro

Tarboro

Take a stroll through history along the tree lined streets and become captivated in the unique landscapes of Tarboro: a historic community progressing while preserving its past.

Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem

This Triad town makes the list of top spots to retire from CNN Money, Forbes and others. It has innovative medical facilities, world-class universities and a thriving arts scene.

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