About the Community

Welcome to the great state of North Carolina

Robeson (pronounced Rob-e-son) County is the largest of North Carolina's counties in area (approximately 10% smaller than the state of Rhode Island).

With over 130,000 residents, Robeson County is one of the most diverse counties in the nation. This is the political and cultural center of North Carolina’s largest American Indian tribe - the Lumbees - since the 1700s, making this a historic and culturally rich place to study. Learn more about the Lumbee Tribe.

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is consistently one of the most diverse campuses in the state and nation.

In part because of its small community setting, it is also one of the safest campuses in the nation. The location - just off Interstate 95 and the mid-point between Boston and Miami - is convenient to all major metro areas of the Carolinas as well as world famous beaches and resorts.

Pembroke and Robeson County


Local Hotels and Restaurants
Local TV and Newspaper Links
Local Weather
Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina
Town of Pembroke

Area Attractions

- Airborne and Special Operations Museum
Lumbee Homecoming (July)
Lumbee Spring Powwow - "Dance of the Spring Moon" (May)
Lumber River State Park
Lumberton Visitors Bureau
- Golf Courses
OurState.com (Magazine)
Myrtle Beach, SC
North Carolina Zoo
North Carolina's Southeast
Rumba on the Lumba
South of the Border
Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Events Center
State of North Carolina
Town Creek Indian Mound
Wilmington, NC

Athletic Events

Carolina Hurricanes (Raleigh, NC)
Carolina Panthers (Charlotte, NC)
Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)
Charlotte Motor Speedway (Concord, NC)
Darlington Raceway (Darlington, SC)
Fayetteville Marksmen (Fayetteville, NC)
Fayetteville Woodpeckers (Fayetteville, NC)