Over the years, Winston-Salem has remained true to its independent roots. Nicknamed the City of Arts and Innovation, Winston-Salem is synonymous with a zeal for exploration, innovation, and an entrepreneurial spirit, both in business and in culture. In fact, our ability to strike the balance between commerce and the arts is what makes us so attractive to businesses and cultural icons alike
Today, Winston-Salem is the fifth largest city in North Carolina. And it is home to six colleges and universities including Salem College, the longest, continuously running women's college in the U.S. as well as the prestigious Wake Forest University and Winston-Salem State University.
Winston-Salem continues to build a diverse business base, including leading in nanotechnology research, finance, manufacturing again reaffirming it's time-honored tradition of forging boldly ahead. So regardless of where your historical search of Winston-Salem's roots begin -- past, present or what lies ahead -- you'll soon discover that a central theme that embraces and even rewards an explorer and entrepreneurial spirit. It started at our very roots and remains ever true to our core today. Winston-Salem, the city of arts and innovation.
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