Homes for Sale in Union County, NC by Price
The Small-Town Feel of Union County
Nestled just outside of Charlotte’s I-485, the Union County area is home to small towns and close communities. About 220,000 people call the county home, as of the 2014 US Census. There are nearly 15 towns within Union County, each with distinct character, but they all offer a friendly environment where neighbors truly know each other.
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Your Guide to Living in Union County
Since Union County covers about 640 square miles, there is a wide variety of activities offered in the large area, from equestrian events to strolls in the community parks.
Parks in the Area
With natural spaces, small lakes, swimming areas, and camping options, Union County parks offer a diverse array of outdoor enjoyment for Union County residents. These are the county community parks:
- Belk-Tonawanda Park
- Cane Creek Park & Camping Area
- Chestnut Square Park
- Colonel Francis Beatty Park
- Creft Park
- Crooked Creek Park
- Dickerson Park
- Fred Kirby Park
- Jesse Helms Park Soccer Complex
- Weddington Optimist Park
- and more!
Shop Local at the Farmers Market
Tuesdays, Thursday, and Saturdays are busy days at the Farmers Market. Nearly 60 local vendors sell fresh produce and handcrafted goods to their friends and neighbors. You can find handmade soaps, candles, digital art, honey, eggs, peaches, and many more local goods here.
Golf Courses and County Clubs
Challenging courses, superb landscaping, and state-of-the-art recreation facilities are available at Union County's country clubs, located throughout the area. These golf clubs include:
- Charlotte National Golf Club
- Divide Golf Club
- Eagle Chase Golf Club
- Emerald Lake Golf Club
- Firethorne Country Club
- Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation
- Rolling Hills Country Club
- Stonebridge Golf Club
Equestrian Events and Annual Festivals
Mineral Springs, NC hosts the Charlotte area's Queens Cup Steeplechase every April. Race Day features pony rides, Jack Russell Terrier races, a hat judging contest, jockey course walk, and other equestrian activities.
The Boll Weevil Jamboree celebrates Marshville's unique heritage at an annual street fair in September. Live music, good food, and community fun are all part of this local event.
Other annual community events in the Union County area include:
- Aw Shucks! fall festival in Monroe
- Lake Park Festival in Monroe
- Stallings Fest
- Waxhaw Scottish Fair and Games
- Warbirds Over Monroe air show
- and many more!
Schools for All Students in Union County
Union County Public Schools serve all ages of students. The public school district operates 53 schools in Union County, preparing students for a lifetime of learning and success in the 21st century digital age.
The colleges and universities in the Union County area include:
- Central Piedmont Community College
- South Piedmont Community College
- Queens University of Charlotte
- University of North Carolina at Charlotte
- Wingate University
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