Jamestown & High Point Area

Jamestown & High Point Area


A community atmosphere paired with metropolitan amenities, the Jamestown & High Point area is not too big, not too small – and the perfect place to make yourself at home.™ The area’s central location, mild climate, affordable cost of living, and abundant opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, the arts, shopping and fine dining – all come together to provide an enhanced quality of life for retirees.

Lovely neighborhoods and beautiful parks and lakes serve as the backdrop for a vibrant community of 110,000 people. Four major interstates provide easy access to everything the state has to offer, including beautiful sandy beaches and the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. Jamestown & High Point residents enjoy a temperate climate with mild winters, and the area’s cost of living index is 92.2, which is 6.1 percent lower than the N.C. average and 9.8 percent lower than the U.S. average.

Residents enjoy outdoor activities year round, making the most of more than 40 parks, paved greenways, hiking trails and 10 golf courses; two recreational lakes are available for boating and fishing. Download the Piedmont Discovery App from Google Play or Apple to get familiar with all the parks and trails within the High Point-Greensboro area. Plus, sprinkled through our Main Street corridor are breweries, wine bars, restaurants and nightlife. And baseball fans can cheer on the High Point Rockers at the new BB&T Point Stadium downtown.

For those interested in the arts, The High Point Area Arts Council offers professional music, theater and dance programs, and the area hosts several annual events, including The John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival. For personal enrichment, Guilford Technical Community College offers a wide range of classes; and High Point University offers cultural, educational and sporting events that are open to the public.

Volunteer opportunities in Jamestown & High Point are available through dozens of community organizations; and several senior-oriented organizations offer activities that include exercise classes, movies, guest speakers and holiday parties, as well as theater outings and sight-seeing trips. The community is also home to two of the state’s top healthcare providers: High Point Regional UNC Health Care and Cornerstone Health Care.

Learn more about Jamestown & High Point Area at www.highpoint.org and www.jamestown-nc.gov.

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Latitude: 35° 59' 39.4908" / Longitude: -79° 56' 7.1304"

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