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Albemarle is located in Stanly County (of which it is the county seat) northeast of Charlotte between Wadesboro and Salisbury along US Highway 52 near Mount Pleasant, Mount Gilead, Badin Lake, Morrow Mountain State Park, and the Uwharrie National Forest. It is named for George Monck, the Duke of Albemarle, who was one of the eight Lords Proprietors granted the province of Carolina in 1663 by King Charles II.


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05/24 Coming to The area
Virginia Highlands Festival Abingdon VA August2-11 Showcasing Appalachian arts and crafts.
John Blue Cotton Festival Laurinburg NC October12-13 Performances on an outdoor stage,vendor area with beautifully displayed crafts, clothing, and artwork, and wonderful food prepared by all of the food vendors.