Welcome to Charlotte

This vibrant, beautiful city is full of Southern charm and endless entertainment. From exploring the historic neighborhoods to enjoying some of the city's newest restaurants, you'll never be bored while living in the Queen City. 


Sporting Events


  • January: average low 30º - average high 49º
  • June: average low 70º - average high 89º
  • Sunny days: 214/year
  • Average precipitation: 43.1 in.
  • Average snowfall: 5-6 in.


  • Two large lakes within 30 minutes of Charlotte
  • Just over three hours to the South Carolina beaches
  • Two hours to the North Carolina mountains
  • Many beautiful golf courses in town
  • Many parks all around town
  • YMCA network with more than 10 locations in the Charlotte area, including one less than two miles from CMC
  • Year-round festivals and events


We have it all! You'll find a great variety less than one mile from the college. Choices include Southern cooking, sushi, Italian, Mexican, seafood and more.

Where do I live?

  • Most residents live within a 10-mile radius
  • Average commute is less than 20 minutes
  • Safe and affordable housing
  • Small town neighborhood feel despite being in a "big city"
  • Excellent public school system

More About Charlotte

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Quick Facts

  • Population: 872,498 (2018 estimate) 
  • Sixteenth-largest city in United States
  • Second-largest banking center
  • Three hours from the Atlantic Ocean
  • Two hours from the Appalachian Mountains