What is now known as Pinehurst was originally part of the town of Aberdeen.  Vast tracts of land had been purchased from Malcolm Blue by Allison Page for timber.  After the land was cleared of all its virgin trees, all approximately 598 acres were sold to James Tufts in 1895 for $1 an acre.  Tufts, a wealthy Boston businessman, head of multiple enterprises, most notably the American Soda Fountain Company, began designing plans for a first rate health resort called Tuftstown.

In three weeks time the plans for Tuftstown were drawn up and the name was permanently changed to Pinehurst by Frederick Olmstead, the man responsible for the design of the Biltmore Estate and New York’s Central Park.  In 1900 Donald Ross was hired to head the development of the golf planning.

Pinehurst remained owned by the Tufts family as a sole proprietorship until 1920 when Pinehurst Inc was established as a corporate form of ownership.  In the late 1960s the shares were sold to Diamondhead Corporation.  Over the next ten years, the Diamondhead Corporation added water, sewer and road infrastructure and created over 7,000 lots available to the public for sale with membership rights the Pinehurst resort amenities.


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In 1980 the Village of Pinehurst became an incorporated municipality.  Since that time ownership of the resort community has changed hands several times; each owner continuing to develop and expand to the world famous golf resort community.


Pinehurst now spans an area of approximately 14.3 square miles.  There are 17 membership and non-membership golf courses in this Sandhills community.  Pinehurst also boasts a quaint historic village with antique and collectibles shops, art galleries, gift shops, clothing stores and restaurants.

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Today Pinehurst’s population is approximately 13,124 residents and swiftly growing.  The median age is 60 years old, but the population is spread out with 11.7% under the age of 18, 2.1% from 18 to 24, 16.7% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 42.3% who were 65 years of age or older.  The median family income is $67,353.


Pinehurst Subdivisions

  • Aronimink
  • Brae Burn
Brae Burn Village Pinehurst NC
  • Bretton Woods
Glen Lauren Aberdeen NC
  • CCNC
CCNC Pinehurst NC
  • Clarendon Gardens
Clarendon Gardens Pinehurst NC
  • Colonial Pines
  • Cotswold
Cotswolds Pinehurst NC
  • Doral Woods
  • Erin Hills Condos
  • Fairwoods on Seven
Fairwoods on 7 Pinehurst NC
  • Golf Terrace Condos
  • Juniper Creek
  • La Foret
  • Lakeview Condos
  • Lamplighter Village
  • Lawn and Tennis Club
Lawn and Tennis Club Pinehurst NC
  • Linville Gardens Condos
  • Midland CC
Midland Country Club Pinehurst NC
  • Pinewild CC
Pinewild CC Pinehurst NC
  • Pine Grove VIllage
  • Pinedale
  • Pinehurst #6
Pinehurst Number 6
  • Pinehurst Manor
Pinehurst Manor
  • Pinehurst National #9
  • Pinehurst Trace
Pinehurst Trace
  • Pinemere
  • Pinesage
  • Pine Valley Condos
Pine Valley Pinehurst NC
  • Prince Manor
Prince Manor Pinehurst NC
  • Quail Hill
  • Spring Lake Condos
  • St. Andrews Condos
Saint Andrews Pinehurst NC
  • The Woodlands
  • Taylorhurst
  • Village Acres
Village Acres Pinehurst NC
  • Villas at Forest Hills
Villas at Forest Hills Pinehurst NC
  • Westlake Pointe
Westlake Pointe Pinehurst NC