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Living in Cleveland County


In Cleveland County, we take the time to appreciate life — from the quiet charm of our tranquil towns to the energy of our vibrant neighboring cities. Whatever your background, you’ll find a home that fits your style and a community of people you’ll be proud to call your neighbors — polite, caring and always eager to lend a helping hand. Here, you’ll benefit from a lower cost of living than you find in neighboring metros, plus a convenient location close to Charlotte, Asheville and two major airports. Cleveland County also offers excellent schools and a healthcare system you and your family can trust. But don’t take our word for it. Come see for yourself all that Charlotte’s Backyard has to offer.

#9 Micropolitan in the U.S.
Shelby-Cleveland County, NC
Site Selection Magazine 2022
Cost of housing in Cleveland County is
49% Lower
than the national average
200+ Daily Non-Stop Flights
CLT 45 minutes
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
GSP 1 hour
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport
Top-Notch Schools
Colleges and universities in the region
Largest public school district in North Carolina
Private schools
Charter Schools
International schools close by in Charlotte

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