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The Charlotte region offers something for everyone - find out more below.

Alexander County - A Wonderful Place to Live and Work

Alexander County is a wonderful place to live and work... Located in the foothills of North Carolina, Alexander County is the ideal location to raise a family, retire, or just get away from the stress of daily life. While other areas of the state have become over populated, Alexander has kept its quiet and friendly nature intact.

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Anson County - Surround Yourself

Panoramic views, peaceful serenity and Southern charm are waiting for you in Anson County.

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Cabarrus County - Where Racing Lives!

Cabarrus County, "Where Racing Lives," is home to an unequaled concentration of motorsports attractions from Charlotte Motor Speedway and zMAX Dragway to Hendrick Motorsports and Kannapolis, the hometown of racing legend Dale Earnhardt, Sr. But Cabarrus County is about more than just motorsports. Don't believe us? Take a closer look!

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Catawba County

Catawba County is home to endless diversions. From abundant recreational activities to a thriving arts culture, Catawba County offers plenty of fun and entertaining attractions. During your visit you can picnic in one of our many public parks, tour one of our many historical attractions, or go fishing in one of our beautiful lakes. These are just a few of the diverse activities Catawba County has to offer. With such a wide variety of options, travelers will find there is something fun and exciting for everyone who visits.

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Chester County, SC - for Business, for Life

Founded in the late 1700's, Chester County, South Carolina is located half-way between two of the fastest growing cities in the Southeast...Charlotte, NC and Columbia, SC linked by Interstate 77. The county has the best of both worlds for residents and businesses... a beautiful rural setting as well as a dynamic growth plan for business. As we grow, we are dedicated to being a vibrant, diverse community, with numerous opportunities for unmatched quality of life, one that blends innovation with respect for our history.

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Chesterfield County

Chesterfield County offers great diversity in tourism opportunities. Spend a day in Historic Cheraw and Chesterfield. Enjoy the charm and excitement of small southern towns that blend the beautiful legacy of another era with the best of the present. Or take a short ride down to McBee and enjoy the McLeod Farms Market and Museum.


Cleveland County - You Can't Stop Loving This

Destination Cleveland County, Inc., is a non-profit organization of passionate citizens with a goal of revitalizing our community by making it a dynamic destination for heritage tourists. Our mission is to unite our county’s history, heritage, culture and arts to create a vibrant economy while embracing the future and preserving the past. The authentic charm and heritage of this area reflect community pride and provide a dynamic destination for visitors. DCC's two projects have been called catalyst projects for the region.

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Gaston County - Gaston's Got It All

Gaston County offers you a wonderful combination of gardens, parks, historic sites, and shopping delights to make your visit so enjoyable you'll want to return again and again.

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Iredell County - A Variety of Experiences

From historic Statesville to the racing capital of Mooresville to the horse-back riding community of Love Valley, the cities and towns of Iredell County offer the traveler a wide variety of experiences.

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Mooresville, NC "Race City USA"

Welcome to Mooresville, NC otherwise known as Race City USA! If you are looking for a one-of-a-kind getaway, then Mooresville may just be your place. Home to many of auto racing's most prominent teams, as well as unique and fun family attractions, we have something for everyone. Enjoy our beautiful Lake Norman with boat rentals, fishing or jet ski the lake. Or spend the day at the Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville for a day you'll never forget! It's your getaway - so go your own speed.


Statesville, NC

Statesville is home to two North Carolina unique and exciting festivals; the CrossRoads PumpkinFest and the Carolina BalloonFest. These two festivals combined feature great entertainment, food, arts and crafts, hot air balloons and much more. Beyond festivals, Statesville is also home to numerous attractions and activities including Historic Downtown Statesville, Lake Norman, NASCAR, Fort Dobbs, Love Valley, Zootastic Park, golf, outlet shopping, unique local cuisine, museums and even gem mining.


Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce

The 30-mile radius that composes Lake Norman is filled with everything you’ll need for work and play. Extending across four counties are three school systems and private school options, recreational activities such as boating, skiing, fishing and golfing and a great variety of dining and shopping.


Visit Lake Norman

Visit Lake Norman where your business and recreation is our pleasure! Nestled on the banks of beautiful Lake Norman are the towns of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville. These unique towns present a wide array of leisure amenities for visitors and guests including upscale shopping, year-round golfing, NASCAR, fishing and other water activities. Lake Norman, the largest man-made lake in the Carolinas, is THE place for fun in the sun! Created in 1963 by Duke Energy, Lake Norman is 34 miles long with 520 miles of shoreline. Lake Norman offers numerous attractions to explore. From Lake Norman, you may enjoy the ease of traveling anywhere in the state. We're just north of Charlotte, and the mountains and coast are only a short drive away. Whatever your desire, find it outside your door in Lake Norman!


Lancaster County, SC

The vision for Lancaster County is to be a great place to live, learn, work, worship, play and raise a family. Lancaster County facilitates its vision by being a safe community with responsible growth and economic opportunity. The mission of Lancaster County government is to continuously strive to provide progressive quality public services in a timely fashion and in a cost effective manner.

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Lincoln County

Lincoln County, situated in North Carolina’s Piedmont region, is steeped in a historic and cultural heritage that spans over two hundred years. It is one of the oldest counties west of the Catawba River. The landscape is rich with early landmarks and historic sites. They act as a constant reminder of the pioneers that came to this area in search of new opportunity and rich farming. They found both in the Carolina Backcountry, and a county was born.

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Rowan County - Committed to Excellence

Located in the heart of North Carolina's Piedmont, Rowan County is attractively and conveniently nestled between the state's largest city and its Capitol. Home to many of the state's historic sites, including the NC Transportation Museum in Spencer and the NC Confederate Civil War Prison in Salisbury.

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Stanly County

Looking for a place to slip away and enjoy a pace of life with a rhythm of your own choosing? Look no further. Within easy driving distance of Charlotte and in close proximity to the state’s metropolitan areas, Stanly County is an oasis of calm. Nestled in the rolling hills of North Carolina’s Piedmont, untouched by urban sprawl, Stanly County is a land of rural beauty. Scenic byways wind through leafy lanes, beside lush fields and along the banks of serene lakes and gently flowing streams. In the northeast corner of the county, the ancient Uwharrie Mountains rise above the Yadkin/ Pee Dee River and enclose the beauty of Morrow Mountain State Park.


Union County

In downtown Monroe, the handsome old Italianate courthouse, circa 1888, and other old buildings make the town an occasional stand-in for old-time towns in TV and movies. Downtown Monroe, Inc. sponsors beautification projects, special activities and other programs to revitalize the area and make it more appealing. A dozen smaller towns and villages offer a wide variety of residential and community opportunities. Area attractions include museums, parks, farmers' markets, theaters and symphony performances, festivals, the Queen's Cup steeplechase, excellent public libraries, churches and other houses of worship.

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York County, SC

As Charlotte's Southern Neighbor, York County offers all the amenities of a big city tempered with real, authentic history and sincere Southern hospitality. York County remains an undiscovered, uncompromised destination within a thriving metropolitan region.

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