Mooresville is a family-friendly, tight-knit community full of proud residents. The town's prime location offers easy access to the coast, mountains and nearby Charlotte. Because of its proximity to speedways in Charlotte, Darlington, North Wilkesboro, Hickory and Martinsville, Mooresville is known as Race City USA. More than 60 auto racing teams, as well as the North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame, call Mooresville home. All manner of car related activities, including shows, races, exhibits, and events are held annually in the town.
Besides being known as one of the great pit stops in the racing world, Mooresville is also known for the strong community values that serve its approximate 37,000 residents. Residents are proud to know that their community maintains lower property taxes than any other community in the Charlotte metro area.
Preserving the community's rich heritage, shops and restaurants lining Main and Broad Street are housed in quaint historic buildings. Recreational activities in Mooresville are commonly centered on Lake Norman. The largest lake in North Carolina, Lake Norman provides a wonderful place to fish, sail, swim, picnic, hike and boat. Two challenging 18-hole golf courses are in area, and the outstanding weather makes play possible year-round. There are about fifteen parks in Mooresville, some with public tennis courts, basketball courts, lighted ball fields, and even a gymnasium.
Students in grades K-12 attend schools in two award-winning school systems, the Mooresville Graded School District and the Iredell-Statesville School System. Industries that provide employment in Mooresville include manufacturing, educational, health and social services and retail trade. Real estate options in Mooresville consist of single-family detached homes, estate properties, condominiums, townhouses and land lots.
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