Whether you’re a business owner, visitor or resident, Asheboro is exactly where you want to be! Located in the heart of North Carolina, Asheboro is home to rich economic, natural and cultural resources. Our “come as you are” attitude invites you to jump in and become part of the community - whether you’re here for an afternoon or a lifetime.
With a population of approximately 25,000, Asheboro is the largest city in Randolph County and is part of the Piedmont Triad, an area that includes Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem.
Major employers in Asheboro include Randolph Hospital, Energizer, Klaussner Furniture, MAS-Acme, Technimark, Asheboro City Schools and Post Consumer Brands.
Asheboro is the proud home of the North Carolina Zoo, one of the world's largest natural habitat zoos and home to over one thousand animals representing the continents of North America and Africa.
Recently, Asheboro has been recognized for downtown redevelopment initiatives as well as actions to unite the community. In 2020, the North Carolina Main Street and Rural Planning Center selected Asheboro as a “North Carolina Main Street Community,” a designation that municipalities earn after meeting rigorous national downtown development criteria. In 2016, Asheboro was one of only ten All-America City Award winners for 2016 and the sole city from North Carolina. The All-America 2016 Awards highlighted community efforts to "ensure that all our children are healthy and successful in school and life."