About This Place
Ronda is a town in Wilkes County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 560 at the 2000 census. Ronda was named after a nearby estate called "Roundabout", which was the residence of Benjamin Cleveland, a locally prominent planter and a colonel in the North Carolina militia during the Revolutionary War. The town is home to East Wilkes High School, one of Wilkes County's four public high schools.
Ronda is located at 36°13′11″N 80°56′33″W / 36.21972°N 80.9425°W / 36.21972; -80.9425 (36.219746, -80.942490).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²), all of it land. Ronda is located on the north bank of the Yadkin River, Wilkes County's largest river and one of the major rivers of North Carolina's Piedmont region.