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Union County NC Real Estate

Posted in: Union County
By NC Charlotte Homes .com
Jan 7, 2012 - 4:29:01 PM


Union County, North Carolina

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Union County
Union County's growing communities of North Carolina homes are located south of Charlotte NC real estate.  Homebuyers find that options in Union County offer a balanced mix of country charm and sophisticated shopping and amenities, excellent schools, and proximity to Charlotte's metropolitan employment and services.  Union County maintains lovely parks and facilities such as Cane Creek Park for the enjoyment of residents and visitors.

About half of the Carolina homes in Union County are in urban areas.  Monroe NC real estate is home to the county seat.  It is the largest city.  Other cities and towns include Fairview, Hemby Bridge, Indian Trail, Lake Park, Marshville, Marvin, Mineral Springs, Stallings, Unionville, Waxhaw, Weddington, Wesley Chapel, and Wingate.

Each community is unique.  The historic architecture juxtaposes with new home developments that house a 60 percent increase in population in the past decade.  Within the cities are numerous shopping districts, historic buildings on the friendly corridors of Main Streets.  Special events enliven the community calendars.

Monroe is home to the Union County Courthouse, built after the county formed in 1842 from portions of Anson and Mecklenburg counties.  The county is a member of the regional Centralina Council of Governments.  Nine townships of Goose Creek, Jackson, Marshville, Monroe, New Salem, Vance, Buford, Lanes Creek, and Sandy Ridge create local governance.

Southeast of Monroe, historic Waxhaw is located along NC 75 near the border of South Carolina.  A quaint mix of over dozen antique and gift shops turned Waxhaw into a haven for antique shoppers.  The Andrew Jackson Memorial Museum is also in Waxhaw.  It commemorates the birthplace of Jackson and pieces together centuries of regional history.

In addition, Waxhaw hosts two large nationally recognized antique fairs annually, the Waxhaw Scottish Games, “Listen & Remember” outdoor dramas, Civil War re-enactments, and a popular Four of July parade every year.  In the springtime, Mineral Springs hosts the Queens Cup Steeplechase horse races and a Jack Terrier judging contest.  In the fall, Marshville hosts an annual street fair and carnival called Boll Weevil Festival.

The Union County Public Schools are proud to be No. 1 among the 15 largest districts in the state for in the 2010 yearly progress report.  South Piedmont Community College, Central Academy of Technology and Arts, Union County Early College, and Wingate University are located in Union County and other reputable colleges and universities are nearby.


Links of Interest for Union County NC

Union County Seat  -  Monroe, NC  -  www.monroenc.org

Union County NC  - www.co.union.nc.us

Wikipedia on Union County NC  -  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_County,_North_Carolina

Union County Government  -  www.co.union.nc.us

Union County Public Schools  -  www.ucps.k12.nc.us/index.php

NC Report Card on Schools in Albemarle NC  -  www.ncreportcards.org/src

Market Statistics on Union County NC Real Estate

2011

Number of Union County NC Homes Sold - 2159
The Average Union County NC Home - 2,752 sf, 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath
Average List Price - $263,130
Average Sold Price - $250,302  (95% of List Price)
Days on Market - Average of 121 days
Range Sold - $9,000 to $2,400,000

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


Union County Cities, Towns & Census Designated Places

Allens Crossroads, NC Homes  -  Alton, NC Homes  -  Bakers, NC Homes  -  Bentons Crossroads, NC Homes  -  Brief, NC Homes  -  Fairfield, NC Homes  -  Fairview, NC Homes  -  Fowler Crossroads, NC Homes  -  Hamilton Crossroads, NC Homes  -  Hemby Bridge, NC Homes  -  Houston, NC Homes  -  Indian Trail, NC Homes  -  Jaars, NC Homes  -  Lake Park, NC Homes  -  Marshville, NC Homes  -  Marvin, NC Homes  -  Mineral Springs, NC Homes  -  Monroe, NC Homes  -  New Salem, NC Homes  -  Olive Branch, NC Homes  -  Rock Rest, NC Homes  -  Roughedge, NC Homes  -  Stallings, NC Homes  -  Stouts, NC Homes  -  Sturdivants Crossroads, NC Homes  -  Trinity, NC Homes  -  Union, NC Homes  -  Unionville, NC Homes  -  Watson, NC Homes  -  Waxhaw, NC Homes  -  Weddington, NC Homes  -  Wesley Chapel, NC Homes  -  Wingate

Union County Zip Codes

Indian Trail  28079  -  Lake Park  28079  -  Marshville  28103  -  Marvin  28173  -  Matthews  28104  -  Mineral Sprigs   28108  -  Mineral Springs  28108  -  Monroe  28110  -  Monroe  28111  -  Monroe  28112  -  Stallings   28104  -  Waxhaw  28173  -  Weddington  28104  -  Wesley Chapel  28104  -  Wingate  28174

Adjacent Counties to Union County

Cabarrus County, North Carolina - north
Stanly County, North Carolina - north-northeast
Anson County, North Carolina - east
Chesterfield County, South Carolina - south-southeast
Lancaster County, South Carolina - southwest
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina - northwest



Contact Wendy Richards, Broker/Realtor NC SC

Union County Resident
704.604.6115
   

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