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About Charlotte

Charlotte At-A-Glance

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  • Charlotte is a city of both traditional and modern tastes. The city's architecture stylishly blends historical homes and new developments. Some areas of interest to be sure to check out include: Dilworth, Elizabeth, Myers Park, Plaza Midwood, and Uptown.
  • Charlotte is home to many corporate headquarters and major industrial employers. 
  • Charlotte offers more than 700 different houses of worship (all denominations).
  • This area of North Carolina is famous for its family atmosphere and southern charm.
  • Nightlife abounds! There is a huge variety of clubs, pubs, sports bars, restaurants, gallery crawls and coffee houses.
  • The city grows every day - one of its latest additions is the Johnson and Wales Culinary Institute.

Entertainment

A wealth of shopping experiences from major shopping malls to small, specialized boutiques.

Sporting Events

  • NFL - Carolina Panthers
  • NBA - Charlotte Bobcats
  • NASCAR - Home of Lowe's Motor Speedway
  • PGA - Wachovia Championship
  • WNBA - Charlotte Sting
  • Minor League Hockey - Charlotte Checkers
  • Minor League Baseball - Charlotte Knights
  • NCAA Sports - University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Weather

  • January: average low 30º - average high 49º
  • June: average low 70º - average high 89º
  • Sunny days: 214/ year
  • Average precipitation: 43.1 in.
  • Average snowfall: 5 to 6 in.

Recreation

  • Two large lakes within half an hour of Charlotte
  • Just over three hours to the South Carolina beaches
  • Two hours to the North Carolina mountains
  • Many beautiful golf courses in town
  • Many parks all around town
  • Active community
  • YMCA network with over 10 locations in the Charlotte area, including one less than two miles from CMC
  • Year-round festivals and events

Restaurants

We have it all! A great variety less than one mile from Carolina Medical Center (CMC): choices include Southern cooking, sushi, Italian, Mexican, seafood and more.

Resident Living Choices

  • Most residents live within a 10-mile radius
  • Average commute is under 20 minutes
  • Safe and affordable housing
  • Small town neighborhood feel in a big city
  • Excellent public school system

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