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Getting to Know Landis

 

Landis boasts the preservation of historic buildings such as the Linn Brothers “Busy” Store and the Landis Depot that still stand in the downtown area of the Town today. Located in Rowan County, this former mill town was incorporated in 1901 and lies on the Interstate 85 corridor between the metropolitan cities of Greensboro (to the North) and Charlotte (to the South).  Main thoroughfares through town include US Highway 29/601, US Highway 29-A, NC Highway 153 with easy access to Interstate 77.  

 

A member of the North Carolina Municipal Power Agency Number 1, Landis proudly serves its customers’ electric needs through its 1.1298 % ownership share of power generation.

 

Economic Development

Landis is home to several successful companies that offer an array of products and services such as retail and education.

 

Major Employers

  • Landis Elementary School
  • Corriher Lipe Middle School
  • South Rowan Senior High School
  • Parkdale Mills, Plant 23
  • Harmony Labs Inc.
  • Pinnacle Corrugated LLC
  • Town of Landis
  • Turning House Millworks
  • Landis Business Park

 

Recreation

The Landis area offers a variety of parks, recreational facilities and cultural facilities, some of which are:

  • Sloan Park
  • Landis Municipal Swimming Pool
  • Graham Field/Little League
  • South Rowan YMCA
  • South Rowan Public Library
  • Beaver Street Park/Tennis Courts & Pavilion
  • Bakers Creek Park
  • The Landis Depot/Post Office/Jail House Museum
  • American Legion/War Memorial Building

 Area Golf Courses

  • Warrior Golf Club
  • The Club at Irish Creek

 

Landis Utilities/Services

  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • Storm Water
  • Sanitation
  • Recycling
  • Fire
  • Police
  • Streets
  • Recreation
  • Planning/Zoning
  • Administration