Small Town Living At Its Best

Welcome to Stem!

Stem began with the area known as Tally Ho and was a prime fox hunting territory in the 1700s. The Stem family were co-proprietors of a general store in the Tally Ho Township and owners of the land where the Richmond and Danville railroad met. Today, Stem is a thriving small town in the heart of Granville County, with easy access to Raleigh, Durham and the Research Triangle Park. Welcome to our Town!


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Friends and Neighbors if you have not stopped in and reviewed the information regarding the Covid 19 vaccine please visit

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Please be careful and stay warm!

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FYI! The roasts they did in the Spring were amazing, so if you missed out then, make sure you get one now.

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The Town of Stem would like to wish everyone in our community a safe and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Be on the lookout this afternoon around 4:30pm! Santa Claus 🎅🏻 is coming to town!

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The moment everyone has been waiting for! The winners of the 2020 Town of Stem Christmas Lights Contest are: 1st Place: Marshall Blalock 200 N. Old NC 75 2nd Place: Amanda Spencer 113 Gooch Street Tied for 3rd Place: Colleen Colleen Vener Steubing 112 Richmond Run and Neil Faircloth 115 Richmond Run (Mangum Farms) Honorable Mention: David Gooch and his lighted Tractors (School Street) 114 Kinloss and 105 Dundee in Prestwick 117 Glasgow in the Highlands at Prestwick Congratulations to all the winners. I will be out to put up signs in each yard on Monday or Tuesday afternoon. If you haven’t been out to look at lights around Stem yet, you should. There are many more beautiful displays than we could possibly list here.

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See below for information on Winter Break Meal Service for children 18 and younger. The Stem Fire Department is one of the pick up sites. 10:30am-noon on December 21 and December 30.