If living in Uptown Charlotte isn’t your cup of tea, don’t fret. Charlotte is surrounded by seven different counties, each with a plethora of different towns, cities and townships. Charlotte’s surrounding counties possess a little of everything – from small, picturesque one-road towns to bustling shopping malls and business parks.
Once sleepy and rural, Union County, just southeast of Charlotte, is now the fastest-growing county in the metro area and the 15th-fastest-growing county in the nation
Whether you enjoy the fast track or a slower pace, Cabarrus County has something to suit your style.
From the heights of Crowders Mountain to the banks of the Catawba River, Gaston County offers a small-town atmosphere with close proximity to Charlotte.
Iredell County is home to Davidson, Mooresville, Statesville and 20 unincorporated townships.
Lancaster County is a place of historic gold mines, ancient Indian settlements and small textile towns on one hand and budding business parks, bedroom communities and Charlotte commuters on the other.
Located northwest of Charlotte, Lincoln County is just on the other side of Lake Norman. Full of rustic barns and rolling pastures, Lincoln County is a scenic country paradise.
Relaxed lakeside living and thriving communities that maintain their small-town atmosphere draw new residents to York County.