Gaston County, North Carolina, is ideally situated in North Carolina’s Piedmont region between big cities and the gateway to the Appalachian Range. Bordering Mecklenburg County, where Charlotte flourishes, as well as South Carolina, its county seat is Gastonia. With just over 220,000 residents and growing, and prime access to the I-85 Interstate Highway, their economy is robust. Cities are modern and situated to offer social and pedestrian options as well as a full array of employment. Amazon’s new facility makes it a pivotal location. Its historical beginnings, however, hinge on farming, and mining that yielded gold, lime, sulfur, tin, and iron in varying quantities.
Life for residents in Gaston County offers them gorgeous landscapes with many iconic sites to see and experience. In addition to being known as one of the premier outdoor recreation destinations, explore the miles of riverbank, charming towns, abundant parks, plentiful trails, and easy river access. Indulge in all manners of dining, and shopping, all while enjoying lush forests, and places to seek solitude or thrills. A view from nearby Crowder’s Mountain will give you an overview of the beautiful county.
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