Cramerton and McAdenville, NC

Cramerton and McAdenville, NC

Located in Gaston County, nestled on the banks of the South Fork and Catawba River and in the shadow of Cramer and Berry Mountain, Cramerton, NC and McAdenville are an outdoor lover’s oasis only 17 miles from Charlotte, NC. The average home price is $315,000.

The textile industry led to the establishment of Cramerton and now visitors can enjoy walking the tree lined streets and gazing at the turn of the century mill homes. Outdoor enthusiasts may never leave once they see all that Cramerton has to offer! With multiple miles of greenways and trails, runners and hikers alike will find no shortage of opportunities to take in the fresh air in a natural setting. Cramerton also has trailhead access to the Rocky Branch Mountain Bike Park with over five miles of single track cycling that connects the RiverFront Downtown in Cramerton to Historic Downtown Belmont. The Riverfront downtown in Cramerton is home to great eateries and shops.

Cramerton has four different river accesses to the South Fork River and is the end of a longer 8-mile blueway as designated by the Carolina Thread Trail. Cramerton is proud to be called the only true “river town” in the region.

McAdenville, also known as Christmas Town, USA, is a small town just on the outskirts of Cramerton. A Christmas tradition for the town for many years has been the decorating of the entire town in Christmas lights. The Christmas Town contains 375 lit trees and over 200 wreaths attached to city light poles. The lights are one of the biggest light shows in the US. Begun in 1956 with the assistance of Pharr Yarns, the largest employer and landowner in the town.

Nearby is the world-class Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, with its 380 acres of meadows, woodlands and lakefront property.

The US Whitewater Center is also close to Cramerton. This attraction is located on 1300 acres and has outdoor facilities for many athletic pastimes including ice skating, whitewater rafting, kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, mountain biking and hiking.

Goat Island Park and Greenway, a 30-acre island park in the middle of the South Fork River received it’s unusual name from the textile engineer Stuart Cramer, who Camerton was named after. Cramer released goats on the island to control the vegetation. Goat Island Park has an observation pier, two canoe/kayak landings, picnic shelters, a tree house style playground, an 18 hole disc golf course as well as walking trails and an open air amphitheater. There is also a Goat Island pedestrian bridge from downtown connecting downtown to Goat Island.

With quick easy access to Interstate 85, Interstate 485, Interstate 77, Charlotte Douglas International Airport, and Uptown Charlotte – Cramerton, NC and McAdenville is truly the perfect place to live.

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