Statesville is a small city located in the heart of Iredell County, North Carolina, United States of America. Statesville is the county seat of Iredell County and one of the most important cities within it. According to recent statistics, Statesville has an area of almost 21 squared miles and a number of approximately 24.000 residents. The history of Statesville begins in 1753 when Presbyterians and Lutherans arrived in the area. Current notable residents of the city include NASCAR driver Ryan Newman, singer Rockie Lynne, artist Mark Flake and NASA astronaut Thomas Marshburn.
Top Attractions within Statesville
Allison Woods is an extraordinary museum of Statesville. It was listed on the National Historic Register and is an important piece from the history of Statesville. The area features original buildings from the mid 18th century and heritage gardens. This living museum also hosts history reenactment events related to the beautiful city of Statesville.
Dashana Hall Plantation is a large historical plantation located within Statesville. The attraction has two houses and was owned by three different families during four centuries. The first house on the area of Dashana was built in the mid 18th century - in 1753 and the second was built in the early 19th century, in 1818. Guided tours can be taken if arranged in advance.
Governor Zebulon Vance House and Museum is a historical building of Statesville. It was built in the mid 19th century in a Greek Revival style and is one of the oldest standing houses in Statesville. In 1865, the house was the headquarter or governor Zebulon Vance in the last period of the Civil War.
Outback Steakhouse is an Australian restaurant of Statesville. This Statesville eatery offers high quality food in generous portions and with great prices. The specialties of the house are obviously the steaks and beef items, which are delicious.