Waxhaw / Weddington

Located not far from Charlotte, along the border of South Carolina.

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A pleasant area that offers a hip, rural feel and tremendous growth
Located not far from Charlotte, along the border of South Carolina, are the charming towns of Waxhaw and Weddington. With proximity to many conveniences, massive growth over the past few years, and high-quality schools, you’ll quickly learn why this is such a coveted area. 
Waxhaw is a main street community that offers all the eclectic charm and character you could ask for with plenty of amenity-rich neighborhoods. With a history dating back to the early 1700s, you'll love learning about one of the oldest towns in Union County, and you can take a downtown walking tour to embrace the historical feeling. This cozy community packs plenty of luxurious neighborhoods and amenities for its residents. Large, custom-built home and gated communities with amenities such as community pools, clubhouses, walking trails, tennis courts, and more. Areas closer to Charlotte have more amenities and exceptional estate options. 
Just south of downtown Charlotte is the small yet affluent town of Weddington. This sleepy little town was incorporated in 1983 and holds the luxury of having plenty of space with rolling fields and horse farms, custom-built real estate options, and plenty of peace and tranquility. As a residential area, you'll love the vast amount of real estate choices. Plenty of single-family homes are situated on at least an acre of land with meticulous landscaping and an assortment of amenities. Gated communities full of luxury and custom-built homes offer a sense of privacy and a close-knit community with various amenities like pools, tennis courts, trails, and a community clubhouse. Whether you're looking for something more secluded with plenty of land or a custom-built home in a luxury community packed with things to do, you'll find it here in Weddington. 

What to Love 

  • Emmet’s Social Table
  • A hip, rural feel with a pleasant atmosphere
  • Waxhaw’s Christmas Parade

Local Lifestyle

Residents in these areas enjoy proximity to Charlotte’s abundance of dining and retail options yet are far enough to have the secluded and laidback feeling of the country. Plenty of lush green spaces, parks, rolling hills, and fields that lead to horse farms offer natural beauty and peaceful surroundings, while quirky boutique options, trendy cafes, restaurants, and more offer plenty of modern amenities. Luxury gated neighborhoods, custom-built estates, and community spirit are why you should choose this area for your home.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

You'll enjoy plenty of shopping and dining in the area, whether sticking around Waxhaw or enjoying time in the neighboring regions. Nearby in Charlotte is Blakeney Shopping Center, which offers several shopping and dining options and plenty of additional services. 
MONA Boutique in Waxhaw is a home design store specializing in hand-built furniture. Enjoy quality, custom designs, and an easy atmosphere.
The Waxhaw Farmers Market is a “producers-only” market where vendors grow and make their products locally, ensuring the highest quality and freshness. Head out on a Saturday morning and experience fresh from the farm goodness, hand-made foods, specialty items, and community spirit. 
Another favorite for local produce is Hunter Farm. This farm offers seasonal activities and produce. Make sure to take the family to pumpkin patches, hayrides, petting farms, and bonfires in the fall. 
You’ll love Emmet’s Social Table and Stacks Kitchen for quality dining. Breakfast at Stacks is exceptional and features all the scratch-made comfort food you can imagine. Emmet’s provides a family-style setting that brings the community together to enjoy an array of tapas, flatbreads, tacos, and more.

Things to Do 

There are many things to see and do in the area, whether you're sticking to the Waxhaw and Weddington areas or venturing further out toward Charlotte. 
Kaleidoscope Fest is a fun spring festival by Waxhaw that features all things art. Enjoy various crafts like woodworking, painting, pottery, quilting, performing arts, and more. This event also features music stages, entertainment for children, a craft market, and a food court.
Jammin’ by the Tracks is a free Friday night concert series under the water tower that allows residents and guests a chance to kick back, enjoy live music, or get up and dance. 
Have fun cheering on your daughter and all the other girls participating in Girls on the Run during the Gingersnap 5k. This fun race helps benefit the Girls on the Run foundation and is open to anyone looking to participate. 
The Waxhaw Christmas Parade showcases just how charming a small town can be. Enjoy an afternoon of marching bands and parade floats with friends and neighbors leading up to the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.


Residents enjoy the chance to attend the exceptional Union County School District. Students may attend:

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Demographics and Employment Data for Waxhaw / Weddington, NC

Waxhaw / Weddington has 5,930 households, with an average household size of 3.31. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Waxhaw / Weddington do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,645 people call Waxhaw / Weddington home. The population density is 1,619.47 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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49.1 / 50.9%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
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Schools in Waxhaw / Weddington, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby Waxhaw / Weddington. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Kensington Elementary
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