One the leading communities in the Uwharries Lakes Region, Albermarle provides a hometown atmosphere that is rich in cultural, historical, natural, and recreational assets. This panoramic area surrounding Albermarle is often described as the "Central Park of North Carolina.” New residents can choose from a wide variety of neighborhoods that harmonize well-kept older homes excelling in character to handsome new construction and subdivisions. The treasure of the historic downtown district, an active YMCA, abundant parks and recreation programs and facilities, a spirit of volunteerism, and convenient commercial development make Albermarle an attractive and comfortable home. The Uwharrie Mountain range ensures superb opportunities for outdoor adventure and recreation. Just a 15-minute drive from Albermarle is the Old North State Club, one of the finest golf courses in North Carolina. Nearby urban centers are available within a reasonable commute for expanded shopping, performing arts, colleges and universities, and flourishing employment centers.