Charlotte, North Carolina
The beautiful city of Charlotte, NC is located in Mecklenburg County. Brimming with diversity, job opportunities, green spaces, art, and entertainment, Charlotte has become a very attractive city to peoples of all ages and backgrounds. With dozens of unique and inclusive neighborhoods, each exhibiting their own personalities and atmospheres, Charlotte truly has something for everyone. Explore some of Charlotte’s most established and notable neighborhoods below.
TIMES ranked Charlotte #1 in the Most Up-and-Coming Cities in America
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U.S. News ranked Charlotte #22 in Best Place to Live in the United States
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The quite neighborhood of Belmont resides in the 28205 zip code of East Charlotte. Belmont’s prime location and proximity to many sought after Charlotte amenities makes it a great neighborhood for home owners. In the last three years Belmont has experienced significant growth and has steadily increased in popularity. Nestled between the lively neighborhoods NoDa and Plaza Midwood, Belmont is truly a hidden gem featuring greenways, parks, a community garden, breweries, an arcade bar, delicious eateries, a LYNX lightrail stop, and much more.
The Cotswold neighborhood is located in the 28211 zip code of South Charlotte. This friendly neighborhood is best known for the shopping center its built around, Cotswold Village Shops. Filled with an array of big box shops and small businesses, this shopping center provides Cotswold with everything a resident would need in one place. The Cotswold neighborhood is also only minutes away from the expansive 98-acre Freedom Park. The seasonal Farmer’s Market in Cotswold also provides residents with fresh produce and locally sourced food items. Throughout the season, this Farmers Market will also host live music and community events.
The charming Historic Dilworth neighborhood is located in the 28203 and 28204 zipcodes outside of Uptown. Dilworth is a very well-maintained area known for its active community members, boutique shopping, restaurant scene, artisan shops and tree lined streets. Families can be seen playing in front yards, dog walkers, bikers, and joggers can be found on nearly every street. Dilworth is a warm and welcoming community with a lot to offer.
The Eastover neighborhood is located in 28207 zipcode of South Charlotte. This Historic neighborhood is safe, beautiful, and palatial. Large oaks hang over the roads and charming Southern-style homes are found on every street. Upscale dining restaurants and casual eateries can be found throughout the Eastover neighborhood, as well as large parks, green spaces, and schools.
The Elizabeth neighborhood is located in the 28204 and 28207 zipcodes of South Charlotte right outside of Uptown. This neighborhood is very active with community engagement, events, and activities. Elizabeth is a beautiful neighborhood with prime location to Uptown, East Charlotte, South Charlotte, and many of the bustling neighborhoods surrounding it.
The NoDA (North Davidson) Arts District is located in the 28205 and 28206 zipcodes of East Charlotte. Over the years, NoDa has earned the reputation for being one of the go-to-Charlotte-spots for trendy new restaurants, lively music venues, quirky artisan shops, and a community inclusiveness like no other. NoDa’s streets are lined with art installations, entertainers, and one-of-a-kind shops. The real estate market is hot in NoDa. This neighborhood is consistently growing with both residential and commercial properties.
The Plaza Midwood neighborhood is located in the 28204 and 28205 zipcodes of East Charlotte. Buildings adorned with (tasteful) street art, eateries on every corner, bustling breweries, and savvy retail shops all make up the lively Central Avenue running through Plaza Midwood. The tree-lined side streets off of Central feature joggers, bikers, dog walkers, and families playing in the yards out front. Plaza Midwood is the perfect balance of outgoing and quiet, energetic and calm, animated and serene.
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The SouthEnd neighborhood is located in the 28203 neighborhood of South Charlotte. Historic SouthEnd is one of Charlotte’s most established neighborhoods and is bursting with food trucks, breweries, young professionals, stylish shops and boutiques, neighborhood events and street fairs, as well as a robust nightlife scene. Charlotte’s Lynx light rail has four stations located in SouthEnd. The residents of SouthEnd often opt to commute via bike, scooter, or light rail and leave their cars at home. SouthEnd’s proximity to Uptown gives residents amazing skyline views.
The Uptown neighborhoods, divided into four wards, are located in 28202 zipcodes of Center City Charlotte. Uptown is divided into Four Wards which each possess their own character and atmosphere. By day, the sidewalks of Uptown are filled with business professionals and street vendors such as food trucks, fresh cut flowers, and live performers. By night, the city comes alive with fun seekers enjoying the eateries ranging from casual to formal, head to the many entertainment venues, or meeting friends at one of the several bars in Uptown.
The Villa Heights neighborhood is located in the 28205 zipcode of East Charlotte. Villa Heights is a small but lovely area just a few blocks from the neighborhoods of NoDa and Belmont. Villa Heights is currently experiencing exponential growth as it has gained in popularity over the last few years. Both commerical and residential new developments are popping up on a regular basis. Expect to see NoDa and Village Heights merging together over the next few years.
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The Historic WestEnd neighborhood is located in the 28208 zipcode of West Charlotte. Several smaller communities make up the WestEnd; Biddleville, Smallville, Enderly Park, Wesley Heights, and Camp Greene to name a few. Many of these smaller communities have a significant historical background that has assisted in shaping Charlotte as we know it today. Over the last few years, the WestEnd has begun to experience commercial growth with new restaurants, breweries, and small businesses opening. Although many of the homes in the WestEnd have been around since the 50’s, residential development has begun to boom in the area with bungalows and single family dwellings being constructed. This