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Montgomery County NC Real Estate

Posted in: Montgomery County
By NC Charlotte Homes .com
Jan 3, 2012 - 2:06:00 PM


Montgomery County, North Carolina

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Low Water Bridge in Montgomery County NC
Montgomery County, NC real estate is known as the center of the state of North Carolina and covers about 502 square miles with 10 square miles of that being water.  The county is very rural, with a 2009 population of only 27,745.  Much of Montgomery County is located in the Uwharrie National Forest which offers residents and visitors alike great hunting, fishing, camping and hiking experiences.  Eastern Montgomery County is the edge of the 'Sandhills', so named for its sandy soil, and well known for great peaches and berries grown there and sold locally at roadside produce stands & farmers markets.  Lake Tillery and Baden Lake form most of the western border of the county and are a huge draw to thousands of tourists who flock to the area for lakeside vacations and recreation.  A quick trip just over the southeast county border will bring you to Pinehurst and Southern Pines - home to many great golf courses.  Montgomery County is located just under an hour from Greensboro, NC and an hour and 15 minutes from Charlotte, NC real estate

The most notable cities in Montgomery County are Star (the exact geographical center of NC), Candor (peach capital of NC), Biscoe (where the Star Fiddler's Convention is held), Troy (the county seat and home of Capel Inc., largest importer & manufacturer of rugs in USA) and Mount Gilead.  Commercial businesses and industries provide jobs along with the productive crop, cattle and dairy farms that dot the countryside in Montgomery County. 

There are several great events that take place in Montgomery County one is the Candor Peach Festival.  Candor, considered the peach center for North Carolina, is located in southeast 'Sandhills' area of Montgomery County.  Another great annual event is Star Fiddler's Convention which is held in Biscoe, NC in March.  Fiddlers from all over to join in this non-professional event where the heart and soul of these musicians and the people is plain for all to hear.  In the Uwharrie Mountains the people of Eldorado hold the Uwharrie Mountain Festival in October (2nd weekend) with lots of events, food and fun for all.

Montgomery County is all about preserving nature and having places where residents and visitors can go to enjoy the great outdoors.  These parks include the Uwharrie Wildlife Area, Uwharrie Game Land and Town Creek Indian Mound State Park, to name a few.

Links of Interest for Montgomery County NC

Montgomery County Seat   -   Troy, NC  -  http://troy.nc.us

Montgomery County NC  -  www.montgomery-county.com

Wikipedia on Montgomery County NC  -  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montgomery_County,_North_Carolina

Montgomery County NC Schools  -  www.montgomery.k12.nc.us

NC School Report Card for Montgomery County NC Schools  -  www.ncreportcards.org/src

Market Statistics on Montgomery County NC Real Estate

2011
Number of Montgomery County NC Homes Sold - 78
The Average Montgomery County NC Home - 1,389 sf, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath
Average List Price - $189,724
Average Sold Price - $167,686  (89% of List Price)
Days on Market - Average of 199 days
Range Sold - $17,500 to $1,300,000

Source: Carolina Multiple Listing Services, Inc. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Statistics are for Single Family Detached Dwellings Only.


Montgomery County Cities, Towns & Census Designated Places

Abner, NC Homes  -  Allreds, NC Homes  -  Asbury, NC Homes  -  Biscoe, NC Homes  -  Blaine, NC Homes  -  Candor, NC Homes  -  Capelsie, NC Homes  -  Chip, NC Homes  -  Coggins Mine, NC Homes  -  Eldorado, NC Homes  -  Emery, NC Homes  -  Ether, NC Homes  -  Flint Hill, NC Homes  -  Harrisville, NC Homes  -  Liberty Hill, NC Homes  -  Lovejoy, NC Homes  -  Mount Gilead, NC Homes  -  Okeewemee, NC Homes  -  Onvil, NC Homes  -  Ophir, NC Homes  -  Pee Dee, NC Homes  -  Pekin, NC Homes  -  Refuge Mission, NC Homes  -  Roberdo, NC Homes  -  Rubyatt, NC Homes  -  Star, NC Homes  -  Steeds, NC Homes  -  Troy, NC Homes  -  Uwharrie, NC Homes  -  Wadeville

Montgomery County Zip Codes

Biscoe   27209  -  Candor  27229  -  Ether   27247  -  Mount Gilead  27306  -  Star   27356  -  Troy  27371

Adjacent Counties to Montgomery County

Randolph County, North Carolina - northeast
Moore County, North Carolina - east
Richmond County, North Carolina - south
Stanly County, North Carolina - west
Davidson County, North Carolina - northwest



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