Kernersville North Carolina

Located in Forsyth County North Carolina Kernersville is referred to as the “Heart” of the Piedmont Triad area. This is area is defined by surrounding cities: Winston-Salem, Greensboro and High Point North Carolina.

Kernersville was first settled by a Jacob Story in 1756. In about 1770 that site was purchased by William Dobson of which was called “Dobson’s Crossroads”. During the war of independence George Washington was served breakfast at Dobson’s tavern on June 2, 1791. Joseph Kerner purchased the property in 1817, continuing to operate the inn; the town became known as “Kerners Crossroads”. Joseph Kerner upon his death deeded his property to two sons and a daughter. Not long after the arrival of the railroad, the town was incorporated as “Kernersville” in 1873.

Kernersville is one of the fastest growing areas within North Carolina. With an increase in manufacturing, Kernersville, NC is home to major industrial players as Deere-Hitachi and Caterpillar. Other major employers include hardware manufacturer Grass America, Caraustar, Hanes Brands, TCI Logistics, and Piedmont Aviation Component Services. The city also opened the doors to its new Kernersville Medical Center in 2011.

However, though a growth increase did occur in the first part of the 21st century, Kernersville has maintained its small town atmosphere and has revitalized its agricultural community.

Kernersville is a community of growth and diversity. The city has excellent public city parks that include The Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden was a welcome addition to the community in 2011 with seven acres of gardens and over 1,300 different plant species.

The community is very diverse due to the growth of the county over the last couple of years. As of 2015 the current population of the area is approximately 23,811.


Kernersville is an excellent area to settle down and grow a family. The local housing for sale in Kernersville can be reviewed at the following resources:
Kernersville Real Estate Market Report
Kernersville Homes for sale
Local Restaurants
Local Hotels and Lodging
Korners Folly
Kernersville Video Tour
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