Town History

How it all got started...

History tracing the founding and establishment of Dobbins Heights was brought about by early settlers who arrived in the late 1700's. This area, located north of the city of Hamlet was formerly called the North Yard until 1984 when the town was officially chartered.


About Our Town

Dobbins Heights is a close-knit, family-oriented community of approximately 800 residents who occupy 1.75 square miles. Neighboring towns include Hamlet, Rockingham, Hoffman, and Gibson. There are purchase and rental opportunities if you're considering relocating to Dobbins Heights.

Total Households 371
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 223
Average Family Size 3

Neighborhood Revitalization

Habitat for Humanity has partnered with Dobbins Heights to revitalize and restore homes and land within the town borders. The project started in May 2019 and they have completed 10 projects. "Rock the Block 2020 is scheduled for June 27.

"Habitat for Humanity offers expertise in partnerships and affordable housing. Partnering with residents and other organizations helps ensure that Habitat’s work — from home rehabs to community gardens, from new houses to financial literacy classes — contributes to the fabric of neighborhoods and makes them an inviting place to call home."

Habitat For Humanity