Moving to Mooresville NC? 15 Reasons You’ll Love It!

Beth Sterner
Beth Sterner
Published on August 2, 2016

Moving to Mooresville NC? 15 Reasons You’ll Love It!

For anyone moving to Mooresville, NC or considering it, you’ll want to read this first! You should check out the affordability of homes for sale in Mooresville. One thing most people know about Mooresville is how connected the community is. There are so many events on a weekly basis for adults, families and businesses. Here’s 15 things you will love about your move to Mooresville!

Community – An Incredible to Move to Mooresville

Mooresville is a large town with a small town feel and that is one of the best parts. You will love the welcoming embrace you get from the local Mooresville residents and how often you run into people you know at community events. You may not notice it at first, but after 6 months you will know exactly what I am talking about.  The opportunities to meet new people is definitely my favorite part. You will find that in Mooresville you will always run into people you have previously met, whether at the grocery store or at a local downtown festival or 4th of July at the local Lowes YMCA. mooresville nc downtown

The People You Meet in Mooresville

The people who call Mooresville home are what makes the community so incredible. With all the people relocating to Mooresville you will encounter some of the nicest individuals you won’t find anywhere else. I remember moving to Mooresville in 1999 and was very nervous, but the community is so welcoming and it made my transition very easy and made this town my home.The cheerfulness of the people living in Mooresville is a product of everything Mooresville has to offer including the a great place for jobs, amazing weather, and an affordability of homes for sale unlike most other cities. Mooresville is also known as Race City USA because of the NASCAR presence. If you’re moving to Mooresville from the northern states, you will notice almost immediately just how welcoming the people in Mooresville are.

Mooresville is a Great Place for Jobs

If you’re moving to Mooresville you will find it a lot easier to find a job than most other cities. With more than 18,000 job openings in Mooresville NC and more than 26,000 in Charlotte NC, there likely to be one that is just right for you. The median salary to median home value is one of the best in the US! The presence of NASCAR, Lowes Corporate and national award winning schools is a huge part of what makes Mooresville such a great place for jobs. A lot of executives will move to Mooresville to begin working for Lowes Corporate, as well as Ingersoll Rand in Davidson NC and many other corporate businesses in Charlotte. So what else are you likely to love about moving to Mooresville?

The Food in Mooresville is Top-Notch

If you are relocating to Mooresville you’ll want to be sure you head downtown for a night at Epic Chophouse (I recommend the Filet Mignon) or JJ Wasabi’s (sushi, try the Race City Roll), they will not disappoint your tastebuds. mooresville restaurants With countless Restaurants in the Mooresville area you will have plenty of places to call your favorite. If you’re looking for good old southern BBQ you will have to stop by Lancaster’s BBQ. Mooresville is a great place for food, and the southern towns of Davidson, Cornelius, Huntersville and the city of Charlotte offer an endless dining experience.

Crafting Great Beer in Mooresville

The state of North Carolina has become a staple for the craft beer scene, you will find many local breweries between Mooresville and Asheville, along with local specialty beer shops like Ultimate Ale’s here in Mooresville. Local breweries are located in Mooresville, Cornelius, Huntersville and off North Davidson St (NoDa) in Charlotte NC. Check out the breweries located in NoDa here!

Affordable Homes for Sale in Mooresville

The homes for sale in Mooresville are some of the most affordable in the nation. Whether you’re searching for a house in Mooresville, Lake Norman, or closer to Charlotte in Cornelius or Huntersville you will find the homes are priced low considering the economy and quality of life. Mooresville Real Estate offers a great value.

Complete List of Popular Neighborhoods in Mooresville, NC

Alexander Island

Bells Crossing


Byers Creek

Cherry Grove

Curtis Pond


Donaldson Landing




Harbor Cove

Harris Village

Kings Landing


Linwood Farms

Mallard Head

Monterey Landing

Morrison Plantation


Pecan Hills

Pinnacle Shores

Reserve at Morrison Plantation

Rockridge Pointe

Queens Cove


Teeter Farms Estates

Templeton Bay

The Farms

The Harbour at The Pointe

The Point


Waterside Landing

Winslow Bay

Whether you’re shopping for homes in Mooresville, Lake Norman, or as far south as Huntersville, you will have easy access to the city of Charlotte. A lot of Mooresville residents have moved from the northeast. Those people who moved to Mooresville from New York and New England are extremely happy about the weather.

Weather in Mooresville is a Good Reason to Move!

The weather in Mooresville is mild year round and a great reason to relocate. We experience all four seasons, and yes it snows in Mooresville (occasionally). We are only 1-2 hours from the Mountains, depending on whether you go to Boone NC or Asheville NC. If you like to ski or snowboard. Mooresville is a great area to live for the convenience to the Mountain region of NC. Below is a great graph to show you the weather trends in Mooresville (compliments to for the image).

weather in mooresville nc

Education is Nationally Ranked

Mooresville is one of the most technologically advanced school districts in the nation thanks to Lowe’s contributions. Lowe’s has given Mooresville School District the ability to provide Apple MacBooks to all students starting in the fourth grade. In 2013, President Obama visited Mooresville Middle School, here is the transcript. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) is a short commute and provides an excellent level of education for local and long distance students. Mooresville is also about 7 miles from Davidson College, where Stephen Curry played prior to being drafted to the NBA. There are also several community colleges close to Mooresville including, Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) and Mitchell Community College. is a provides accurate ratings for local Mooresville area schools, you can view their page here.

Lake Living in Mooresville

Mooresville NC is home to Lake Norman. It is the largest man-made lake in the south. Local residents have the privilege of buy a home on the shores of Lake Norman. The weather in Mooresville allows forlocal people to enjoy water sports and boating for the majority of the year. With many marinas and waterfront communities, residents have numerous options for boat storage for ease of access to all the fun Lake Norman provides. To learn more about Lake Norman and to find Lake Norman Homes For Sale to purchase your little piece of paradise, click here!

Waterfront home on lake norman

 lake norman homes for sale

Mooresville NC is THE Spot for Live Music!

For those who love music, Mooresville is a great place to relocate. There are countless live music events at local bars and restaurants. To learn more about local entertainment and local events near Mooresville, click here!

Nightlife Near Mooresville

If you’re planning on relocating to the Mooresville area, you will have no shortage of great nightlife opportunities. You will find several local hotspots for nightlife by checking out this Yelp page for the 10 Best  Nightlife in Mooresville NC. Mooresville is located a short distance to Charlotte NC via interstate 77. In the city of Charlotte, residents enjoy local bars, breweries, and restaurants for an incredible late night scene. Charlotte is also home to the AvidXChange Music Factory, formerly known as the North Carolina Music Factory.

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Located near Charlotte, Mooresville residents enjoy professional, amateur and college level sports. Charlotte is home to the NBA Charlotte Hornets, NFL Carolina Panthers, NHL Carolina Hurricanes (AHL) Charlotte Checkers, MLB Charlotte Knights and NASCAR Sprint Cup BK Racing. College sports near Mooresville include the UNCC 49ers and Davidson Wildcats. In recent years the University of North Carolina at Charlotte has added college football to their extensive college sports lineup. While the team is new, it is growing in experience and in popularity among local residents. You will also be able to enjoy local amateur baseball including the Hickory Crawdads and the Kannapolis Intimidators.

Beach is a quick weekend trip away

How far is Mooresville NC from the beach? You can get the beach in as little as three and a half hours from Mooresville. Wilmington NC, home of Wrightsville Beach is an extremely popular summer location for North Carolina residents as well as college students looking attend the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW). The close proximity allows for a quick weekend getaway and a great reason to relocate to Mooresville. Other North Carolina beaches within reasonable driving distance include the Outer Banks, Carolina Beach and Topsail. Mooresville is only a few hours from the beach and even closer to some great mountains if you enjoy hiking, skiing and snowboarding!

Mountains close to Mooresville

If you like hiking, camping, skiing or snowboarding, living in Mooresville will give you a convenient drive to your favorite mountain activities. Sugar Mountain, Ski Beech Ski Resort, Winterplace, and Snowshoe Mountain are all great places to hit the slopes! Boone and Asheville are not only mountain towns with great universities, they have some of the top restaurants and breweries in North Carolina. Boone is home to the Appalachian State University and only a little over and hour from Mooresville. Asheville is home to the University of North Carolina Asheville and in close proximity to Western Carolina University and located about 2 hours from Mooresville.

Golf near Mooresville

The Mooresville area is home to 3 distinct golf courses including Mooresville Golf Course, Mallard Head Golf Course and Trump National Golf Course. The Mooresville Golf Course recently underwent a 5 million dollar renovation that you can read more about it here! There are also many other golf courses located near Mooresville NC that many local residents frequent. mooresville golf course

Living in Mooresville, NC

If you’re thinking of moving to the Mooresville, NC area, you are really going to enjoy living here. When I made the move from California, I remember reading that Mooresville was one of the best places to live in the US, since then it has only grown in popularity! Whether you’re moving to Mooresville with a job or without one, you will want to visit the area before hand. Consult with a local Realtor to ask for neighborhood information and for a tour of the local area.

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