District Profile

North Carolina's Tenth Congressional District

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North Carolina’s Tenth Congressional District stretches from the banks of Lake Norman all the way north to the suburbs of the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina and encompasses some of the most breathtaking scenery America has to offer.  From the Catawba Valley to the Yadkin Valley, the Tenth District is truly the heart of North Carolina.

While the district borders two of the state’s major metropolitan regions, the area is mainly composed of small-towns. Small businesses, manufacturing, and agriculture are the largest employers in the district. Motorsports are a major player if you are in Mooresville in southern Iredell County, where several race teams and related industries are located.

The core of North Carolina’s wine country also runs through the Tenth District. The Yadkin Valley wine region covers roughly 1.4 million acres in the Yadkin River Valley within the piedmont and foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is recognized as the first American Viticultural Area in North Carolina. The nearly 40 vineyards and wineries in Yadkin Valley contribute to more than 500,000 gallons of wine produced in the state annually, making North Carolina one of the top ten largest wine producers in the country.

You will discover things in the Tenth District that you can find nowhere else in the world, like the iconic dome of Pilot Mountain, the dramatic cliffs of Hanging Rock, unusual pottery in Catawba Valley (some even have faces!), the Andy Griffith Museum in his hometown of Mt. Airy – the inspiration for Mayberry, and delicious cookies perfected by the Moravians who settled in Forsyth County.

Explore the links below to learn more about the eight counties that comprise North Carolina’s Tenth Congressional District:

Catawba County

Forsyth County

Iredell County

Lincoln County

Rockingham County

Stokes County

Surry County

Yadkin County