Living in Union County
If you’re a Charlotte-area newcomer looking to live in Union, chances are you’re most interested in the western end of the county, along the county line close to Mecklenburg’s I-485 outer belt. Growth has been so rapid in this area that the Union County school system has opened new elementary, middle and high schools in the area.
Welcome to Indian Trail – the largest town in Union County! We have been named a U.S. Top Ten “Best Places for Families” by Family Circle Magazine, the “Most Affordable Place in North Carolina,” a "Great Place for Healthy Living in N.C." and one of the Top Five “Best North Carolina Towns for Young Families.” These accolades highlight just a few of the many great aspects of Indian Trail: affordable living, great neighborhoods, substantial green space, A-plus schools and one of the lowest tax rates for a town our size in North Carolina!
You don’t have to go far to enjoy the good life in Indian Trail. In addition to the bustling Sun Valley Entertainment District, Indian Trail is currently revitalizing it’s Uptown and Downtown areas while working with regional partners to bring even more to the area.
Indian Trail offers a variety of activities including festivals, parades, events and concerts throughout the year at the Town’s three parks - Crossing Paths, Chestnut Square and Crooked Creek Parks. Our parks provide an exciting assortment of outdoor activities, including walking paths, playgrounds, fitness classes, a dog park, disc golf course, ball fields, environmental education classes, sports clinics, a splash pad with reservable waterproof-wheelchair and a healthy, safe environment to enjoy the outdoors. The Town also recently added a playground for children with special needs at Crooked Creek Park.
County seat Monroe, formed in 1844 and named for President James Monroe, is an intriguing blend of past and present, with its lovely old restored buildings downtown and its bustling shopping strip, airport and industrial parks. It’s the county’s largest city, with more than 30,000 people.
One of Union County’s gems is 1,050-acre Cane Creek Park in Waxhaw. The park surrounds a 350-acre trophy bass lake – one of three trophy bass lakes in North Carolina. Cane Creek also includes seven miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking or horseback riding, boat rentals, ball fields, and playgrounds.
Ten years into her real estate career, Sally remains just as committed to her clients as she did when she first earned her license. She thoroughly enjoys partnering with clients to realize their dream of homeownership, genuinely striving to have each and every client feel valued, heard, and understood throughout their home-buying journey.