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Moving to High Point, NC

High Point is a mid-sized city in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina with a population just over 100,000 and is the ninth-largest municipality in the state. High Point is the only municipality in North Carolina that lies in four different counties.

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High Point History

High Point was established on May 26, 1859. The town earned its name because of its location at the highest point of the North Carolina Railroad between Charlotte and Goldsboro. High Point eventually became a major manufacturing center in the area. Learn more about High Point history:

High Point Weather

High Point receives an average of 45 inches of rain and 5 inches of snow per year. The city sees all four distinct seasons. Temperatures on the hottest days of summer rarely climb to 100 degrees and winter’s coldest days are seldom below 15 degrees. Learn more about High Point weather:

High Point Transportation

High Point’s Amtrak station provides train routes to many major cities on the East Coast as well as to other large cities in the Eastern U.S. Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) provides shuttle services from High Point to other destinations all over the northwestern region of North Carolina. Hi tran provides local bus service within High Point:



Cost of Living in High Point

The cost of living in High Point is 6.1% less than the North Carolina state average and 9.8% less than the U.S. national average. See how far your budget will stretch in High Point:

High Point Schools

Because High Point lies in four counties, its public schools are run by four separate school systems. High Point is also home to several private schools, colleges, and universities. Learn more about High Point Schools:

High Point Hospitals

High Point Regional Hospital and Cornerstone Healthcare are High Point’s two major medical centers. Cornerstone is physician led and owned while High Point Regional Hospital is a not-for-profit member of UNC Health. If you’re planning a move to High Point, make sure you know the medical resources available to you:

High Point Real Estate

The average listing price of a home in High Point is $146,333. High Point has 31 neighborhoods which vary in price. Some of the most expensive neighborhoods include Deep River, Florence, and Sandy Ridge. Learn more about High Point Real Estate by browsing available listings:



High Point Hotels

In addition to chain hotels such as Marriott, Quality Inn, and American Inn, High Point has several unique accommodations for visitors to enjoy. Favorites include the J.H. Adams Inn and Seven Oaks Inn Bed & Breakfast. If you’re planning on visiting High Point, use these resources to find the perfect place to stay:



High Point Restaurants

Because High Point is located in the South, southern cooking reigns supreme. Popular restaurants famous for their southern inspired dishes include Carter Brother’s BBQ & Ribs, Southern Roots Incorporated, and Becky & Mary’s Restaurant. Learn more about these and other popular High Point Restaurants:



Things to Do in High Point

Some popular attractions in High Point include High Point City Lake Park, the World’s Largest Chest of Drawers, the High Point Museum, and All-A-Flutter Butterfly Farm. Learn more about these and other High Point Attractions:

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