Welcome to
McAdenville, NC

Situated along the South Fork River, McAdenville’s blend of rich history and innovation intersect to create a fun and unique place to enjoy a day, a weekend or a lifetime. Filled with recreational opportunities, great dining, entertainment and locally owned and operated shops – all in close proximity to Charlotte – you’re invited to visit year-round.

Where’s McAdenville?

The Town of McAdenville is a welcomed respite for its residents and visitors alike. With easy access to/from major highways and the CLT International airport, many residents work throughout the Charlotte area. McAdenville businesses draw customers and clients from the entire region. And for visitors looking to leave the hustle and bustle to experience the beauty, friendliness and unique authenticity of a historic Town on the river, McAdenville is only a few short miles down the road.

Look How Close We Are!

Charlotte Douglas International Airport 10 miles
Charlotte Center City16 miles
Boone/Blowing Rock, NC80 miles
Greenville, SC86 miles
Columbia, SC101 miles
Greensboro, NC104 miles
Asheville, NC115 miles
Raleigh, NC178 miles
Myrtle Beach, SC197 miles
Charleston, SC217 miles

Rooted in a legacy of innovation, McAdenville respects its past while repurposing historic assets for future community benefit. The Town’s authentic, caring community spirit remains, enjoyed by a blend of long-term and new residents, as well as devoted long-time McAdenville visitors and those just discovering this idyllic town along the river. The picturesque Downtown Main Street is lined with local businesses, shops and restaurants, providing visitors and residents fresh experiences in a historical setting. New neighborhoods of craftsman-style homes blend beautifully with historic homes and structures that date back to the early 1880s, when Colonel R.Y. McAden established the Town of McAdenville. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, McAdenville’s vibrant, walkable community celebrates its river heritage, miles of Carolina Thread Trail, experiential retail shops, food and beverage, while preserving its natural beauty and historical charm. An integral component of Gaston County’s growth, McAdenville welcomes new business and residents as we invest in our future together.