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Guide to Neighborhoods in Charlotte


From a historic streetcar suburb with vintage factories to urban condos overlooking an eclectic arts district, Charlotte's diverse neighborhoods make the city what it is. Whether you're looking for the tree-lined opulence of Dilworth and Myers Park, the arts and food of NoDa or the shopping of South park, each neighborhood is truly unique.
  1. Uptown Charlotte
  2. NoDa and Plaza Midwood
  3. Myers Park
  4. Dilworth
  5. SouthPark
  1. South Charlotte
  2. Matthews, NC
  3. Concord, NC
  4. More Charlotte Suburbs

Uptown Charlotte

The Uptown Charlotte skyline at sunset.

Charlotte's downtown area (or, Uptown as we refer to it) is the nation's second largest financial district by day and the place to be at night, with new nightlife spots constantly emerging. Recently, uptown has even become the place to live, with luxury condos springing up everywhere. Most of Charlotte's museums and live theater venues are here, as is some of the best dining in the city.

NoDa and Plaza Midwood

The intersection of North Davidson and 36th Streets is the heart of NoDa

NoDa, or North Davidson, is Charlotte's Historic Arts District and is home to many eclectic art galleries, live music venues and local eateries. Plaza Midwood is an emerging area near NoDa featuring many famous local restaurants like The Penguin.

Myers Park

Myers Park Methodist Church

Myers Park is one of Charlotte's oldest neighborhoods and features the best housing money can buy in town.


Freedom Park

Dilworth has transitioned into a thriving neighborhood with Freedom Park as its centerpiece.


Dean & Deluca SouthPark at Phillips Place

SouthPark is home to the SouthPark Mall, many businesses and some of Charlotte's best dining and shopping.

South Charlotte

The Ballantyne Resort and Spa sits in the heart of Charlotte's Ballantyne Community.

South Charlotte which is loosely defined as anything south of Uptown extending into neighboring Union and York counties has seen the most growth in the Charlotte area of late. With new construction occurring, new shopping centers and schools are flying up as well. Find out what you need to know about the hustle and bustle that is South Charlotte right here.

Matthews, NC

Downtown Matthews

The town of Matthews neighbors Charlotte to the southeast and is also in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

Concord, NC

Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, NC

Just 15 miles northeast of Charlotte is Concord, home to Lowe's Motor Speedway and Concord Mills -- the area's largest shopping mall.

More Charlotte Suburbs

Several cities surround Charlotte and house many Charlotte-area attractions. These suburbs are also home to many residents who work in the city of Charlotte.

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