Area Information – Iredell County

Iredell County is an important transportation center for North Carolina since Interstate 77 and Interstate 40 cross in Statesville, one of the towns located in the county.  Because of this, residents have easy access going south to Charlotte, east to Winston-Salem and Greensboro, or west to Hickory and Asheville.  This is where the county slogan, “Crossroads for the Future,” comes from and also what makes Iredell County a very convenient place to call home.

Statesville, the county seat, is home to numerous attractions and activities including Historic Downtown Statesville, Lake Norman, NASCAR, Fort Dobbs, Love Valley, golf, outlet shopping, museums and even gem mining.

Lake Norman, North Carolina’s largest manmade lake is the most prominent geographic feature and is located in southern Iredell County.  It is often called North Carolina’s “inland sea,” and has over 520 miles of picturesque shoreline.  The Lake Norman area actually consists of several small towns and communities surrounding the lake and Lake Norman State Park. It is now one of the most rapidly growing and popular areas in North Carolina.

If you love horses and enjoy trail riding, Love Valley, located in the northwestern part of Iredell County, is the place for you!  It is a horse and family oriented camping resort town, with countless miles of trails to ride from wide dirt roads to steep mountain hikes.  Additionally, there are a variety of great activities and events scheduled each year.

Mooresville, or “Race City USA,” is home to numerous race shops representing some of the most popular drivers in the three big series on the NASCAR and ARCA circuit. Including the Sprint Cup Series, Xfinity Series, and Camping World Truck Series.  The city is strategically located between the tracks at Wilmington, Charlotte, and Darlington.  Visitors can visit the NASCAR Hall of Fame as well as view teams getting ready for the next race in some of the race shops.

Whether you are interested in a rural setting for your farm and family or a home in a neighborhood, Iredell County has something to offer everyone.  We are happy to help you find exactly what you are looking for!

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