Nestled in the quiet southeastern corner of Stanly County, Norwood is bounded by Lake Tillery and the fork of the Pee Dee and Rocky Rivers. From the urban area of Main Street stores to the rural expanses of the Fork Stables and Lucky Clays Farm, Norwood has a little of everything to suit any lifestyle.
Located in and around Norwood are nearly one hundred miles of scenic Lake Tillery shoreline - offering fishing, watersports, and just plain rest and relaxation! A short drive away is the Piedmont's beautiful Morrow Mountain State Park which offers hiking, camping, swimming, and educational programs for people of all ages.
Sports enthusiasts will feel right at home, no matter what sport they love. Professional basketball, football, golf, NASCAR, and minor league baseball are all within an hour's drive.
Staying healthy is easy with numerous, well-maintained sidewalks for walking and jogging. Or enjoy a nice scenic walk at the Darrell Almond Community Park. A dental and medical facility along with a pharmacy are located inside Norwood city limits. A wider variety of the same is only ten miles away, as is Stanly Regional Medical Center.