Dobson, with a population of 1,586 as of the 2010 census and a total area of 1.8 square miles, is the county seat of Surry County, North Carolina. Dobson is the home of the Shelton Vineyards, the largest winery in North Carolina and part of the Yadkin Valley American Viticultural Area (AVA). Dobson’s historic downtown includes the original courthouse. Residents and visitors enjoy hiking, fishing and outdoor activities in the Dobson area.
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Local schools are Dobson: Dobson Elementary, Central Middle School, Surry Central High School, and Surry Community College. Residents are an hour from area colleges and universities in Winston-Salem, 1 ½ hours from Appalachian State University in Boone, and two hours from colleges and universities in Charlotte.
You are just minutes from several medical facilities in the area. Both Northern Surry Hospital in Mount Airy and Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital in Elkin are only 20 minutes from Dobson. Forty-five minutes down I-77 are Iredell Memorial Hospital and Davis Regional Medical Center in Statesville. Both Forsyth Medical Center and Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center are an hour away in Winston-Salem.