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An original old fashioned country general store that has been in operation since 1890. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Creaky wooden floors, old fashioned candy jars, hoop cheese, glass bottle drinks including Nehi and Crush are just a few old timey items you will discover at the Rockford General Store.

We are centrally located in the Southeastern part of Surry County, NC and only minutes away from Greensboro, Mount Airy (Mayberry), Pilot Mountain (Mt. Pilot), Dobson, Winston-Salem, Wilkesboro and the Virginia Line.

Rockford is the Best Kept Secret in North Carolina

Located in the Historic Village of Rockford, the Rockford General Store is the heartbeat of the village and has been for quite a long time

Hours of Operations:  Sunday: 12:00 - 5:00: Wed - Fri: 10:00 - 5:00 : Sat: 10:00 - 5:00 Mon - Tue : CLOSED


Who says you can’t go back in time? Come to Rockford and we will prove that yes you can! The general store was the gathering place and the center of activity in days gone past and in Rockford it still is.

Come visit the best kept secret in North Carolina where “Hello and how are you doing today” will greet you every time you walk through the door.

A true old-fashioned back woods country store. Grab yourself a Grape Nehi or Orange Crush and have a seat on a bench on the front porch , or grab a rocking chair beside the wood stove and sit a spell.

There is a lot of History in this village. Famous people stayed here, such as Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk and Aaron Burr are a few. Click here for more history.


Email Us: storemail@rockfordgeneralstore.com

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Saturday, September 17, 2016
19th Annual Sweet Potato Festival

Fun filled day. FREE Admission. Variety of Live Music to be perforned all day. Crafts, vendors, local authors, storytelling and our very own local celebrity "The Log Whisperer" will be here to meet and greet his fans and to showcase his wonderful small wooden wares!

Delicious Sweet Potato Foods available!

From 10:00 - 5:00

This page was last updated on June 29, 2016

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