Granite Quarry is a town in Rowan County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 2,175 at the 2000 census. Granite Quarry is located at 35°36′46″N 80°26′40″W / 35.61278°N 80.44444°W / 35.61278; -80.44444 (35.612902, -80.444350).
W.N. Flynt Granite Co., in Monson, Massachusetts, a granite quarry that opened in 1809 and operated until 1935. By 1888, the company employed over 200 workers, and produced about 30,000 tons of granite per year. Quincy Quarries Reservation, in Quincy, Massachusetts, producer of granite from 1826 to 1963, including for the Bunker Hill Monument.
Oct 31, 2019· Mount Airy, nicknamed “The Granite City,” is home to the largest open face granite quarry in the world. There are larger pit quarries throughout the world but no larger open-face quarries. Visit our observation deck, where you can see nearly all the activities and are close enough to be plenty startled when we set off an explosion, which occurs several times each day.