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Overview

Introduction to Reidsville, North Carolina

Reidsville, North Carolina, in Rockingham county, is 20 miles N of Greensboro, North Carolina (center to center) and 70 miles NW of Raleigh, North Carolina.

Reidsville History

Reidsville was founded in the early 1800s. At that time, it served as an outpost and stagestop and was known as Wrights Crossroads. Reuben Reid and his family settled in this area in 1814. The city was named after Reuben Reid. The area's first post office was established in 1829. Reuben’s son, David Reid, was the city's first postmaster and later became Governor of North Carolina in 1850. The City of Reidsville was incorporated in 1873.

Reidsville and nearby Attractions

  • Chinqua-Penn Plantation House
  • Natural Science Center at Greensboro
  • Edison Museum
  • Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
  • Graham Historical Museum
  • Fairy Stone State Park

Things To Do In Reidsville

There are many things to do in Reidsville. You can visit Woodland Park, Cambridge Park, Jaycee Ball Park, Glendale Park, and H.K. Griggs Park. The Lake Reidsville offers facilities for boating, fishing, picnicking, and camping. Hiking facilities are offered by the scenic Jaycee Park Trail. The Greensboro Children's Museum, Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History, and Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art are also worth visiting.

Reidsville Transportation

You can avail air transportation from Piedmont Triad International Airport.

Reidsville Higher Education

University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Guilford Technical Community College, Winston-Salem State University, Elon College, and many other colleges and universities provide facilities for higher studies.

Demographics

People

Total Population13,933
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens20.3%
Employed Population 16+5,719
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married40.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.5%
Median Earnings25+$27,448
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,445
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,738

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,789
% Above Poverty Level75.8%
% Below Poverty Level24.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone39.4%
Median Gross Rent$655
Median House Value$100,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)46.6%
Irish8%
English6.4%
German5.8%
Italian2.8%
Scottish2.1%
African1.4%
Polish0.7%
French Except Basque0.6%
Dutch0.4%
Romanian0.3%
Ethiopian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Greek0.1%
Arab0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
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Reidsville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rockingham County
Standard Zip Codes27320
P.O. Box Zip Codes27323
Phone Area Codes336
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.34
Approximate Longitude-79.67

Reidsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationREIDSVILLE 2 NW
Distance2.8 miles
Jan Temp27 to 47 F
Apr Temp46 to 69 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp46 to 71 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches
StationDANVILLE
Distance22.3 miles
Jan Temp26 to 47 F
Apr Temp43 to 71 F
Jul Temp68 to 90 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip44.9 inches
StationBURLINGTON FIRE STN #5
Distance23.3 miles
Jan Temp28 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp46 to 73 F
Annual Precip45 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Eden15,235$41,573
Madison2,462$50,750
Stoneville1,442$45,417
Summerfield10,957$120,139
Wentworth2,729$60,078

Reidsville Hospitals

Annie Penn Hospital
(Non-profit)
618 South Main St.
(336) 951-4000

Reidsville Public Schools

Bethany Community Middle
181 Bethany Road
ZIP: 27320
(336) 951-2500
Middle
Total Enrollment 255
Bethany Elementary
271 Bethany Rd
ZIP: 27320
(336) 951-2710
Primary
Total Enrollment 427
Monroeton Elementary
8081 Us Highway 158
ZIP: 27320
(336) 634-3280
Primary
Total Enrollment 485
Moss Street Elementary
419 Moss St
ZIP: 27320
(336) 349-5370
Primary
Total Enrollment 445
Reidsville High
1901 S Park Dr
ZIP: 27320
(336) 349-6361
High
Total Enrollment 785
Reidsville Middle
1903 S Park Dr
ZIP: 27320
(336) 342-4726
Middle
Total Enrollment 585
Rockingham County High
180 High School Rd
ZIP: 27320
(336) 634-3220
High
Total Enrollment 1082
Rockingham County Middle
182 High School Road
ZIP: 27320
(336) 616-0073
Middle
Total Enrollment 860
South End Elementary
1307 South Park Drive
ZIP: 27320
(336) 349-6085
Primary
Total Enrollment 299
Stoney Creek Elementary
1803 Stoney Creek School Road
ZIP: 27320
(336) 694-6222
Primary
Total Enrollment 181
The Score Center
401 Moss Street
ZIP: 27320
(336) 634-3209
Other
Total Enrollment 43
Wentworth Elementary
8806 Nc Hwy 87
ZIP: 27320
(336) 634-3250
Primary
Total Enrollment 526
Williamsburg Elementary
2830 Hwy 87
ZIP: 27320
(336) 349-4632
Primary
Total Enrollment 491

Reidsville Private Schools

Carolina Baptist Academy
116 S Franklin St
ZIP: 27320
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 51
Community Baptist School
509 Triangle Rd
ZIP: 27320
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 141
Lighthouse Christian Academy
2571 Gibbs Rd
ZIP: 27320
Elementary
Total Enrollment 1
The Increase Learning Center
605 Montgomery St
ZIP: 27320
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 5
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