Location, location, location.
“Catawba County is a place with a great location to a market like Charlotte and getting to live near the mountains.” - Catawba County Resident
Are you looking to call Catawba County home? We are excited to welcome newcomers to our community.
“I just built a house three years ago in Mountain View, Hickory. I love Mountain View, I love where I'm at. I just love it...It's community, its home.” Read More
Sales Representative, Animal Rescue Volunteer, School Volunteer
“My husband and I knew that we were probably going to be making a move in life. We didn't know what we wanted to do. We took three weeks off to take a road trip out here, and while we were here we bought a house. This was the day my life changed.” Read More
Fun Stuff to Do.
“The quality of life is incredible here. What other rural community of 150,000 has their own art museum and a symphony?” – Catawba County Resident
Wondering where in Catawba County to plant your roots? We are home to a variety of communities and neighborhoods that provide great places to live and raise a family.
Our Schools Make the grade.
With three K-12 public school systems, numerous private and charter schools, an active homeschool community and significant pre-K programming, children can get a great start in Catawba County. Our local private university and community college provide a variety of pathways to earn advanced certifications and degrees right here at home.
For those seeking to become part of a local faith community, Catawba County is home to more than 200 congregations representing a wide variety of religions.
Photographer, Social Media Specialist, Business Advocate, Mentor
“I believe it’s important to know the community you live in. Hickory is just a special place. I've always felt like I belong in Catawba County. I want to help Hickory grow. How can we make it more diversified, more connected...” Read More
Top-notch health care.
With two large medical centers and a high concentration of physicians, specialists, and healthcare resources, Catawba County serves as a medical hub for the surrounding region.
With hundreds of miles of Catawba River shoreline, three lakes, dozens of parks, unique play spaces, a variety of organized sports, and a temperate climate, the opportunities for recreation in Catawba County are abundant year-round.