A Place Where Families and Businesses Thrive
Located in the sweet spot between Charlotte and the rolling hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lincoln County, North Carolina offers the best of both worlds – a slow-paced, low-stress lifestyle with big-city amenities less than an hour’s drive away.
With more than 30 listings on the National Register of Historic Places, Lincoln County is a place that honors its past while embracing the future. Residents and visitors alike are drawn to the many shops and restaurants in Lincolnton’s historic downtown and the other unique communities here.
Outdoor enthusiasts can find solitude in the mountains nearby or get to the warm, sunny beaches of the Atlantic Ocean within a short afternoon’s drive. Closer to home, there’s something for everyone with eleven community parks located throughout the county, and the fish are always biting at beautiful Lake Norman, the largest freshwater lake in the state.
Lincoln County residents enjoy a cost of living below the national average with low taxes and affordable housing and utilities. Our schools are among the best in the state with high graduation rates and low student-to-teacher ratios. Our high schools are providing award-winning technology and vocational education programs to prepare students to enter the workforce as soon as they graduate and a college preparation curriculum for those who want to continue their education. Many of our graduates enroll at nearby Gaston College or one of North Carolina’s other highly ranked community colleges or universities.
Lincoln County enjoys rapidly growing population and a strong economy built on a shared vision of prosperity. Our residents like to shop local, and our businesses are proud to invest in the communities that support them. If you’re looking for a welcoming community that feels like home, check out the useful links. We think you’ll like it here!