Reidsville, North Carolina


Reidsville NC  27320, 27323

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Reidsville is a city in Rockingham County, North Carolina. At the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 14,520.Reidsville was established in the early 19th century as an outpost and stop on the stage line that ran between Salisbury, North Carolina, and Danville, Virginia, and was originally known as Wright's Crossroads. The community grew from a single home and inn owned by the family of Reuben Reid, a local farmer, businessman, justice of the peace and father of David S. Reid), into a thriving farming community primarily supporting tobacco production and cigarette manufacturing. Reidsville was officially incorporated by the North Carolina State Legislature in 1873 and became a key location of the American Tobacco Company which employed large numbers of city and county residents. The American Tobacco Company was the mainstay of Reidsville economics until its sale and closure in 1994. Many textile mills were established in Reidsville as well, with Cone Mills and Burlington Industries consolidating most of them in the mid-20th century, although most have now closed. Although Reidsville has experienced economic recession in recent years the community has enjoyed a renewal of growth as a sleeper city supplying a source of rural development for the surrounding larger cities.GeographyReidsville is located at 36°20'43" North, 79°40'30" West, a U.S. Congressman, Governor of North Carolina and a U.S. Senator .

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20th Annual Reidsville Community Pool Anniversary

20th Annual Reidsville Community Pool Anniversary
03:00 pm - 09/09/2017

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Join us for a 20 year celebration on Saturday September 9th, 2017 from 3-5PM. Bring the entire family and enjoy activities such as stand up paddle boarding, archery,...

Try Tennis for Adult Beginners at Jaycee Park

Try Tennis for Adult Beginners at Jaycee Park
07:30 pm - 07/24/2017

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Are YOU ready to try tennis? Try Tennis is an instructional tennis program for adult beginners supported by USTA NC. Since April 1, over 1000 adults across NC have...

Summer Night Youth Clinics at Jaycee Park Begin July 24

Summer Night Youth Clinics at Jaycee Park Begin July 24
06:00 pm - 07/24/2017

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Is YOUR teenage player is itching to get out on the courts but "doesn't have anyone to play with"? Don't miss this opportunity for experienced players age 13+ to...

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