Communities

Main Street America™ Affiliates are programs that have demonstrated a commitment to achieving meaningful economic, social, physical, and organizational improvements in downtowns or neighborhood commercial districts. These are organizations that have committed to comprehensive revitalization and undertake ongoing efforts to achieve meaningful community outcomes.




2017 NC Small Town Main Street Affiliate Programs

1. Angier 
2. Belhaven 
3. Fairmont 
4. Granite Falls 
5. Hayesville 
6. La Grange 
7. Lillington 
8. Marshville 
9. Mayodan  
10. Mount Gilead 
11. Mount Olive 
12. Pittsboro 
13. Plymouth 
14. Richlands 
15. Robersonville 
16. Roseboro 
17. Saluda 
18. Scotland Neck 
19. Spring Hope 
20. Troutman 
21. Walnut Cove 
22. Warrenton 
23. West Jefferson 
24. Wilkesboro 


Since 2003, the N.C. Main Street Center has selected new communities and there are currently 26 designated Small Town Main Street towns and cities across the state.  

  • 2013 - Belhaven, Hayesville, Marshville, Mayodan, Robersonville, Valdese**
  • 2012 - Cherryville**, Elizabethtown**, Richlands, Saluda, Spencer*
  • 2011 - Bessemer City**, Lillington, Pittsboro, Troutman, Warrenton
  • 2010 - Catawba*, Highlands*, Murfreesboro*, Plymouth, Scotland Neck, Troy***
  • 2009 - La Grange, Liberty*, Robbins*, Selma*, Waxhaw**, Wilkesboro
  • 2008 - Benson**, Burnsville*, Granite Falls, Hamlet*, Maxton*, Roseboro
  • 2007 - Angier, Badin*, Burgaw*, Tryon**, West Jefferson, Windsor*
  • 2006 - Ayden**, Fairmont, Mount Gilead
  • 2005 - Walnut Cove
  • 2004 - Spring Hope, Zebulon*
  • 2003 - Chadbourn*, Mount Olive, Weldon*, Williamston**

*      Inactive
**     Moved to Main Street status in 2015
***   Moved to Main Street status in 2016


NC Main Street is a Main Street America™ Coordinating Program. 

As a Main Street America™ Coordinating Program, NC Main Street helps to lead a powerful, grassroots network consisting of over 40 Coordinating Programs and over 1,200 neighborhoods and communities across the country committed to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.

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