Central Carolina Hospital
In the heart of central North Carolina and just 40 minutes southwest of Raleigh, Sanford is paced for pleasure, with much to offer residents and visitors alike.
Central Carolina Hospital serves the healthcare needs of Lee County and surrounding communities with a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services at its 137-bed acute care facility and through its network of physician practices.
Sanford and Lee County residents enjoy a vibrant arts scene and resort-quality recreation. The Temple Theatre is a restored 1920s-inspired venue that attracts more than 30,000 theatregoers each year. The Sanford Arts and Vine Festival showcases the work of North Carolina’s leading potters, artisans, vintners and brewers each spring. The historic downtown features buildings like the Railroad House and old railroad depot, and one-of-a-king shopping and dining experiences. Also in Sanford, Central Carolina Community College has been ranked among the top community colleges in the U.S.
Sanford residents stay active through a vast array of recreational opportunities, including championship golf at five outstanding courses and expansive greenways for bicycling, jogging and walking. The 177-acre San Lee Park and Bicycle Trail is a regional favorite offering picnic areas, paddle boating and kayaking. Jordan Lake promises 1,400 acres of boating, camping, swimming and picnicking. Gorgeous beaches and majestic mountains are less than three hours away.