Rockingham is a beautiful city located in Richmond County, North Carolina, United States of America. Rockingham has a population of near 10.000 residents and an area of 7.3 square miles. The city, which also acts as a county seat, was named after the Marquis of Rockingham. It is famous for being the home of Rockingham Speedway, a staple of the NASCAR race until 2004. Famous past or present residents of Rockingham include American Idol finalist Bucky Covington, mystery writer P. T. Deuterman, Family Dollar founder Wayne Goodwin and singer Terius Youngdell Nash, also known as The Dream. If you plan visiting North Carolina, Rockingham should be included on your list of places to see.
Top Attractions within Rockingham
Blewett Falls Lake is a reservoir located near the city of Rockingham. It was created for hydropower in the 20th century and named after a family living in the area. Near the lake you can enjoy biking, hiking and walking paths and also a slew of wonderful restaurants.
Rock N James Nightclub is a hot spot of Rockingham. This is the place where the young population of the city gathers to party all through the night. If you want to spend a long night here having fun, we can tell you that this club is very fancy and elegant, but also the major source of entertainment of the locals. Grab your dancing shoes, sip on a delicious cocktail and get ready to party.
Little Bo Steak House is the perfect place to have a large and delicious meal while in Rockingham. The food is home-made style and the relaxing atmosphere is given by the simple, yet beautiful, decorations. The staff is very friendly and welcoming and will answer all your questions related to the establishment or to the foods that you can try.