Union County, North Carolina
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
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
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