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Living in Sanford
North Carolina is unique in that it has three definite regions: the coastal plain, central Piedmont, and western mountains. Each of these regions has a distinct climate and unique cultural sensibilities, and you can experience any of them with a quick day trip from Sanford! Here are some places less than three hours away. Urban...
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Looking for the perfect place to cool off and relax during these hot summer days? Make a stop at Sanford’s Yarborough’s! Offering dozens of flavors of homemade ice cream, as well as hamburgers, cheeseburgers, and hot dogs, Yarborough’s has a long family-owned tradition of serving the Sanford community since 1935. Plan your visit today! Located...
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It is official. We are in the heart of summer and children are free from the obligation of school. No doubt many kids desire to lounge around for a the first week of summer, but it is still important to keep their bodies and minds active. One of the best ways to do this is...
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Visit Sanford’s Farmers’ Market! Open Saturdays, 9 AM – 12 PM, April through October, the market is located at the McSwain Center at 2420 Tramway Road. Come on out for seasonal fruits, veggies, meat, delicious baked goods, jams & jellies, and more!    
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To showcase Sanford’s rich and interesting history, the City of Sanford’s Appearance Commission has guided the creation of several historical murals in downtown Sanford and Jonesboro. The added bonus of the mural program is that they unlock Sanford’s history for newcomers and youth, alike. The vibrant scenes create a pride in our community that gives...
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Sanford is located in the geographic center of one of the most progressive and fastest growing areas of the United States. We’re proud to be known for our historic architecture, effervescent arts scene, and first class recreation. Click here for a little history and fun facts about our town, as well as points of interest worth...
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North Carolina is famous for its diversity of terrain, from the ancient Appalachians in the west to the low, lazy coastline in the east. Here in Sanford we get gorgeous Southern deciduous forest, perfect for some outdoor action for enthusiasts and amateur explorers alike. Here are some of our favorite reasons to get outside near...
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Function at the Junction has returned to Thursday nights at Depot Park in Downtown Sanford! Presented by Downtown Sanford Inc., this summer concert series is free and open to the public with a lineup that includes bluegrass, rock, jazz, country, and hits from the 80s. Click here to learn more!  
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Sanford’s own Britton Buchanan earned a second place finish on NBC’s popular show ‘The Voice’. Coached by award-winning singer-songwriter Alicia Keys, Buchanan made his home town of Sanford proud!   Performing an original song on Monday’s show, Buchanan shared that he wrote it while in chemistry class at Lee County High School. That song, “Where...
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Check out Sanford’s Wine and Brew Trail! It’s growing and now includes The Smoke and Barrel, Libations on Chatham, Local Joe’s Tap & Grill, Hugger Mugger Brewing, The Steele Pig, and coming soon Camelback Brewing Company. All carry excellent wine and beer, and fun atmospheres. Park and walk the block, ending up at Camelback on Spring Lane. Come out to explore...
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Contact

209 Streamside Drive
Sanford, NC 27330
(919)614-8239