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Mount Holly, NC

The Small Town with Growing Appeal

Mount Holly is a community located in northeastern Gaston County. Improvements in the regional transportation network and the economic growth of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area and Mount Holly’s strategic location between Charlotte and Gastonia, have created conditions for an expanding population in recent years. But Mount Holly still feels like a small town with its quaint downtown and community festivals, including the Mount Holly Art and Music Festival.

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Mount Holly is Rich with History

This community was founded in 1754 when King George II issued a land grant to James Kuykendall of Holland. The original name of the community was Dutchman’s Creek. In 1875, the name of the town was changed to Mount Holly, after the Mount Holly Cotton Mill that was established that year.

There are Plenty of Things to Do

The Mount Holly area holds immense opportunities for outdoor enjoyment in a quiet location. Ride the rapids at the U.S. National Whitewater Center or enjoy a leisurely day of pontoon boating, kayaking and canoeing at Tailrace Marina. Enjoy a day of hiking, bird watching or rock climbing at Crowders Mountain State Park. Plenty of fun awaits you in Mount Holly.

Details About Mount Holly

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Fun Things to Do

Shopping & Dining: Billy's Barbeque Family Restaurant, Downtown Mount Holly, Mount Holly Indoor Flea Market

Outdoor Activities: Concerts and Movies in the Park, Mount Holly Art and Music Festival, Springfest

Popular Attractions: Pine Island Country Club, Tuckaseege Park, US National Whitewater Center

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Town Profile

County: Gaston County

Distance to Charlotte: 25 min.

Distance to Charlotte Douglas International Airport: 15 min.

Nearby Highways: I-485, I-85, NC-16, US-74

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Local Schools

District: Gaston County Schools

Nearby Schools: Pinewood Elementary, Rankin Elementary, Mount Holly Middle, East Gaston High

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