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Nestled in the heart of North Carolina, Gaston County and the surrounding Charlotte region are home to a rich tapestry of history, culture and natural beauty. From the rolling hills of the Piedmont to the bustling cityscapes of Charlotte, this region offers something for everyone. With a vibrant arts scene, a thriving business community and a deep sense of community spirit, Gaston County and Charlotte are truly a special place to call home. 


Gaston County, located in the Piedmont Region of North Caroline, has a rich and storied history dating back to pre-colonial era. The area was originally inhabited by several Native American tribes, including the Catawba, Cherokee, and Waxhaw. By the mid 1800s, Gaston County had become a major center of textile production, with numerous mills and factories driving local economy. Through challenges, such as natural disasters and economic downturns, Gaston County has always remained resilient, adapting to change and embracing innovation. Today, the County is a vibrant and thriving community with a rich cultural heritage and a bright future. 

To learn more, visit the following links: 

Gaston County Official Website


When it comes to sports and recreation in Gaston County, the options are limitless. With its moderate climate, there's opportunities for every outdoor enthusiast, from Crowders Mountain State Park to the U.S. National Whitewater Center. There are plentiful walking trails to choose from and the Catawba River and Lake Wylie are a veritable playground for boating, swimming and fishing. For those interested in sports, Gaston County is home to the Honey Hunters baseball team and the Carolina Speedway. Further down the road in Charlotte, visitors can enjoy attractions such as NASCAR and the Carolina Panthers. 

Visit the Gaston County Tourism website to learn more about what Gaston County has to offer. 


Gastonia Homes Guide
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Gaston County Schools
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Gaston College
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University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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