Covering 2,000 acres, Ballantyne is located at the southern tip of Charlotte and has grown tremendously since its start in the early 1990’s. Ballantyne offers a great variety of shopping, dining, and hotel accommodations. Ballantyne is also home to the Ballantyne Country ...

The city of Belmont is located 15 miles west of uptown Charlotte and is flanked by the Catawba and South Fork Catawba rivers. Settlement in the Belmont area began around the colonial-era Fort at the Point, built in the 1750s by ...

Great cities, like great discoveries, sometime happen by accident. More than 250 years ago, Scottish and Irish settlers were following a couple of old Catawba Indian trading routes. Where the paths crossed, the settlers stopped. And Charlotte began. Today, things no longer happen ...

Located northeast of the Charlotte metropolitan area, Concord was first settled in 1750. The name “Concord” means harmony. In 2000, the City of Concord implemented the “Partnerships for Stronger Neighborhoods” program. This program is designed to enhance the lives of residents in ...

The town of Cornelius, the second youngest of Mecklenburg County’s six incorporated towns, was founded in 1893 but not incorporated until March 4, 1905. The Town’s origin has been traced by many historians to a dispute over cotton weighing. As a gateway ...

Just north of Cornelius is Davidson, the home of Davidson College. Residents enjoy cultural and sporting events offered by the college, as well as the amenities of Lake Norman and the town’s New England-flavored main street. The town has a little ...

Denver, formerly known as "Dry Pond," is an unincorporated community located in Lincoln County. It is situated on North Carolina State Highway 16 on the west shore of Lake Norman. This growing waterfront community has beautiful waterfront homes and a growing ...

The Town of Fort Mill is located just south of the South Carolina state line shared with North Carolina. Fort Mill is just north of Rock Hill, SC, and south of Charlotte. Approximately 9400 people live inside the Town’s corporate limits ...

Located in southwest Cabarrus County bordering Mecklenburg County, the Town of Harrisburg was incorporated in 1973. Its government is by a seven-member council and mayor. The town hall, built in 1981, is located on N.C. 49. A town-wide water system was ...

Fifteen miles north of Charlotte and easily accessible by I-77, Huntersville is home to about 40,000 people. Birkdale, one of Huntersville’s most popular areas, is a 52-acre mixed use development modeled after a New England sea coast town. It offers apartments, ...

Indian Land is located just below Ballantyne, across the South Carolina border in the “Panhandle” of Lancaster County. This growing suburb is attractive to people looking for lower taxes, but who still want to be close to all that Charlotte has ...

Located in the southern portion of the Piedmont region of North Carolina, Indian Trail is situated astride US 74 approximately 15 miles southeast of Charlotte in Union County, which is among the 25 fastest growing counties in the United States. The ...

Lake Norman is home to three bustling towns: Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville. These unique towns present a wide array of leisure amenities for visitors and guests including upscale shopping, year-round golfing, fishing and other water activities. Created in 1963 by Duke Energy, ...

Lake Wylie, South Carolina is 17 miles from Charlotte and boasts the leisure and excitement of lakeside living in a comfortable small town atmosphere. With a 12,455-acre shoreline, Lake Wylie is a vibrant and thriving community where geography, people and economic vitality ...

The Village of Marvin is located in Union County, NC. Marvin has strict Zoning standards that only allow 86 homes per 100 acres. This area is located conveniently close to Ballantyne and South Charlotte. This quaint community offers a 27-acre park ...

Incorporated by the North Carolina State Legislature in 1879, Matthews has grown from a one square mile town with 191 residents to 14 square miles and a population over 26,000. Matthews is the corporate headquarters for many major companies, including Family Dollar, ...

Incorporated March 11, 1971 with a population of 2,284, the town has enjoyed a steady growth to its current population of approximately 22,000 persons. The town, following tradition established when the Mint Hill community was first settled in 1750, has tremendous community ...

Monroe is a fast-growing city and the county seat in Union County, North Carolina. Monroe has a beautiful downtown area that will remind you of “Small Town USA”. Monroe is named after President James Monroe. Monroe is experiencing a downtown revitalization ...

Mooresville is located in southern Iredell County in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. The Town’s location between the Charlotte metropolitan area and the city of Statesville, the County seat, has created diversified employment opportunities. The Town is the municipal center ...

Mount Holly rests on the western bank of the Catawba River north of I-85 and south of NC 16. Improvements in the regional transportation network and the economic growth of the Charlotte-Metropolitan area, and Mount Holly’s strategic location between Charlotte and ...

Pineville is a small town of over 7,000 residents that is best known for its expansive shopping. Home to Carolina Place Mall and multiple large strip malls, Pineville boasts over six million square feet of retail space. Along with the big ...

Developed in the 1910’s and 1920’s, Plaza-Midwood is the product of several different developments undertaken by various interests. These early small neighborhoods grew together over the years to become today’s Plaza-Midwood. Fluctuating economic conditions during the area’s growth and the differing visions ...

A segment of North Davidson Street approximately two miles from Uptown, NoDa is a National Register Historic District in recognition of the part the area’s mills played in textile history. The last mill shut down in the 1970s, and the area ...

Rock Hill is located 25 miles South of Charlotte center city. It is the largest city in York County South Carolina, and the 4th largest city in the Charlotte Metropolitan area. Rock Hill features the Rock Hill Outdoor center which includes ...

Arboretum Located on the corner of Providence Road and Highway 51, The Arboretum shopping center features a mix of national and local retailers with over 80 shops, salons and restaurants. The shopping center is surrounded by other service-oriented businesses, including medical offices ...

Centered at the intersection of Fairview Road and Sharon Road in south central Charlotte, Southpark is about six miles south of Uptown Charlotte. In addition to being home to the mall, SouthPark is also a residential area and one of the ...

George Stephens developed a plan for a streetcar suburb on his father-in-law’s (John Spring Myers) farm in 1905. The neighborhood was designed by the Harvard-trained landscape architect, John Nolen, and work was underway by 1911. Myers Park is distinguished for its winding ...

Since its inception in the 1890’s, Dilworth has been one of Charlotte’s most distinct neighborhoods. Developed as the city’s first suburb, Dilworth was connected to downtown by Charlotte’s first electric streetcar. The success of the initial development of Dilworth led its ...

The City of Tega Cay is located in northern York County, South Carolina, along the shores of Lake Wylie and the Catawba River. In 1970 the Ervin Company broke ground on 1,600 wooded acres of land on Lake Wylie previously owned ...

University City, home to UNC Charlotte and University Research Park, began to blossom in the late 1980s. The area is one of Charlotte’s largest employment centers, with many technology and banking firms with offices in University Research Park and nearby business ...

The Steele Creek community derives its name from the small creek bearing the same name. It is believed that name "Steele" was the family surname of Scotch-Irish immigrants who settled in the area in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The region was ...

First Ward Charlotte’s First Ward neighborhood has undergone major revitalization under a HUD HOPE VI grant, and is now one of the more desirable areas in Charlotte. Many new developments are planned and currently under construction, including UNC Charlotte’s new academic building ...

Taking its name from the Waxhaws, an historic Native American tribe that inhabited the region, Waxhaw has evolved as an antique and fine dining center. Its Small Town Main Street committee is working on an integrated approach to developing and marketing ...

Located in the northwestern corner of Union County, NC, The Town of Weddington is approximately 15 miles southeast of Charlotte and 14 miles northwest of downtown Monroe. The Town encompasses approximately 17 square miles and a population of 11,420. Weddington consists almost ...

Wesley Chapel is a small village located in Union County NC. This area features an equestrian culture that is felt throughout the community. Wesley Chapel also features several retail and dining options. Wesley Chapel is known for its top of the ...