Welcome is a census-designated place (CDP) in Davidson County, in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The population was 4,162 at the 2011 census. It is nationally known as the home of Richard Childress Racing, one of the winningest teams in NASCAR. In addition, Walker and Associates, Inc., a nationwide communication value-add distribution is headquarter here. The town motto is "Welcome to Welcome, A Friendly Place," as posted on the welcoming sign. Neighboring communities and municipalities include Midway, Arcadia, and Lexington. Beulah Church of Christ Cemetery, Good Hope Methodist Church Cemetery, and Waggoner Graveyard are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.