Dobson North Carolina
“Your Basecamp To Scenic Beauty”




Town of Dobson NC

Dobson is located in Surry County North Carolina in the heart of the North Carolina Wine Country and Piedmont Region. Dobson is a historic small town with scenic beauty, many shops, restaurants and outdoor activities such as hiking, and fishing.


History of Dobson NC

Dobson was founded in 1850 as a result of the geographical division of Surry County. The Town was named in honor of William Polk Dobson, a State Senator from Surry County. The Town was incorporated in 1891 and, since that year, has had a municipal government. A second courthouse was built on the site of the old one in 1916; the second courthouse was remodeled in 1971.



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