Rocky Mount was first incorporated in 1867, and was largely dependent on the tobacco industry for several decades. It features many historical sites and districts, so it is sure to please even the most discerning history buff. The Rocky Mount Mills Village Historical District, the Villa Place Historical District, and the Central City District are all on the register of historical places. The town is home to a growing arts scene and a children's museum. There is also a small community theater located in the Imperial Center for Arts and Sciences.

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Rocky Mount is a medium-sized city located in Eastern North Carolina. This unique and beautiful setting is sure to attract anyone in search of small town quaintness and big city amenities. Traditional homes, one-story ranches, and historical southern style homes dot the landscape here. Rocky Mount is located just 57 miles from the state capital of Raleigh.

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