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.
Take a Look at Cabarrus County
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.
Take a Look at Lancaster County
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.