Winston-Salem is part of the Piedmont Triad, a region of more than 1 million that also includes Greensboro and High Point. The city is located halfway between Washington, DC, and Atlanta, Georgia, and is less than two hours from the mountains and four hours from the ocean. Residents enjoy a moderate climate and can find a variety of entertainment, outdoor recreation and arts activities.
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is the area’s largest employer. Click on the links under Community Information on the left to learn about Arts and Entertainment opportunities, Recreation, Shopping and Spouse/Partner resources.
Winston-Salem has received national recognition as a great city to live, work, learn and play. The city was named America’s Most Affordable City by Mercer’s annual Cost of Living Rankings. It has also been ranked among America’s Best Downtowns (Forbes), America’s Most Fun, Affordable Cities (Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate) and America’s Best Cities (Business Week).
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