Top 10 Reasons NOT to move to Charlotte, North Carolina. It's not terrible.
Top 10 Reasons NOT to move to Charlotte, North Carolina. It's not terrible. Charlotte is a great city, like most places it has issues.
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Charlotte, North Carolina Of USA. History, Economy, Climate etc
Charlotte is the most populous city of North Carolina in the U.S. state. Charlotte is one of the fastest-growing metro area in the U.S.A. It is the second-largest city in the southeastern United States, just behind Jacksonville, Florida. It is listed as a gamma-minus global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. It is the center of finance, industry, technology, and entertainment for the region. It is a renowned financial powerhouse and banking center.
Located in the Piedmont. It is located several miles east of the Catawba River and southeast of Lake Norman, the largest man-made lake in North Carolina. Lake Wylie and Mountain Island Lake are two smaller man-made lakes located near the city.
The European-American city of Charlotte was developed first by a wave of migration of Scots-Irish Presbyterians, or Ulster-Scot settlers from Northern Ireland. German immigrants also settled the area before the American Revolutionary War, but in much smaller numbers. They still contributed greatly to the early foundations of the region.
Charlotte is the 17th-most populous city in the United States. Charlotte has historically been a Protestant city. The largest religion in Charlotte is Christianity. Judaism (0.57%) is the second largest religion after Christianity, followed by Eastern religions (0.34%) and Islam (0.32%). Charlotte has the largest Jewish population in the Carolinas. Shalom Park in south Charlotte is the hub of the Jewish community.
The city's public school system, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, is the 2nd largest in North Carolina and 17th largest in the nation. Charlotte is home to a number of universities and colleges such as Central Piedmont Community College, Johnson C. Smith University, Johnson & Wales University, Queens University of Charlotte, and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Several notable colleges are located in the metropolitan suburbs.
Charlotte has a humid subtropical climate with four distinct seasons. Winters are short and generally cool, with a January daily average of 4.5 °C. April is the driest month. Summers are hot and humid, with a daily average in July of 25.8 °C.
Charlotte is directly in the path of subtropical moisture from the Gulf of Mexico as it heads up the eastern seaboard.
Navigating the city is a breeze. With a speedy light rail system, multiple bike-sharing and ride-sharing services, and bus routes that traverse the region, you’ll have plenty of ways.
Charlotte has a council-manager form of government. The mayor and city council are elected every two years, with no term limits. The mayor is ex officio chair of the City Council, and only votes in case of a tie. Unlike other mayors in council-manager systems, Charlotte's mayor has the power to veto ordinances passed by the Council; vetoes can be overridden by a two-thirds majority of the Council. The Council appoints a city manager to serve as chief administrative officer.
The 120‑acre Park Road Park is a prominent landmark near the South Park area. Park Road Park features 8 basketball courts, 2 horseshoe pits, 6 baseball fields, 5 Picnic Shelters, volleyball courts, playgrounds, trails, tennis courts, and an eleven-acre lake.
Charlotte is home of the corporate headquarters of Bank of America and the east coast operations of Wells Fargo, which along with other financial institutions made it the second-largest banking center in the United States. Microsoft's East Coast headquarters are located in Charlotte.
Charlotte is the major center in the U.S. motor sports industry. The Charlotte Region has a major base of energy-oriented organizations and has become known as Charlotte USA – The New Energy Capital.
LET'S DRIVE - Trip Through Rock Hill, South Carolina and Winthrop University
Rock Hill South Carolina (from Wikipedia): Rock Hill is the largest city in York County, South Carolina, United States and the fifth-largest city in the state.It is also the fourth-largest city of the Charlotte metropolitan area, behind Charlotte, Concord, and Gastonia (all located in North Carolina, unlike Rock Hill). As of the 2010 Census, the population was 66,154. In 2016, the population had increased to 72,937
Rock Hill is located approximately 25 miles (40 km) south of Charlotte and approximately 70 miles (110 km) north of Columbia.
Rock Hill offers scenic riverfront views along the Catawba River and is home to numerous nature trails, restaurants, and thirty-one parks which are used for both national and local events. Its historic downtown consist of twelve contiguous buildings built as early as 1840 offering dining and retail options.
Winthrop University (from Wikipedia): Winthrop University, often referred to as Winthrop or WU and formerly known as Winthrop College, is a public, coeducational, liberal arts university located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States. It was founded in 1886 by David Bancroft Johnson, who served as the superintendent of Columbia, South Carolina, schools. He received a $1,500 grant from Robert Charles Winthrop, a Boston philanthropist and chair of the Peabody Education Board in Massachusetts. The school was originally established in Columbia to educate young women to teach in the public schools.
Winthrop has developed into a full university, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees through five colleges and schools. It has enrollment of about 6,000 students. The 100-acre (40.5 ha) main academic and residential campus is located in Rock Hill, 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Charlotte, North Carolina and 71 miles (114 km) north of Columbia, South Carolina.
Fielding athletic teams known as Winthrop Eagles, the university participates in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division I level as a member of Big South Conference. The athletic program is known for its success in basketball and soccer. The majority of Winthrop's students are from South Carolina, with out-of-state and foreign students accounting for 11% of undergraduate enrollment. The university offers a number of extracurricular activities to its students, including athletics, honor societies, clubs and student organizations, as well as fraternities and sororities. Alumni and former students have made prominent careers in government, business, science, medicine, education, sports and entertainment.
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Driving Downtown - Charlotte - USA
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Charlotte is the largest city in the U.S. state of North Carolina, the seat of Mecklenburg County, the second largest city in the Southeastern United States, just behind Jacksonville, Florida, and the third fastest-growing major city in the United States. In 2014, the estimated population of Charlotte according to the U.S. Census Bureau was 809,958, making it the 17th largest city in the United States based on population. The Charlotte metropolitan area ranks 22nd largest in the US and had a 2014 population of 2,380,314. The Charlotte metropolitan area is part of a sixteen-county market region or combined statistical area with a 2014 U.S. Census population estimate of 2,537,990. Residents of Charlotte are referred to as Charlotteans. It is listed as a gamma-plus global city by the [Globalization and World Cities Research Network]].
Charlotte is home to the corporate headquarters of Bank of America and the east coast operations of Wells Fargo, which among other financial operations makes it the second largest banking center in the United States. Among Charlotte's many notable attractions, some of the most popular include the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL), the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA), 2 NASCAR Sprint Cup races and the NASCAR All-Star Race, the Wells Fargo Championship, the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Carowinds amusement park, and the U.S. National Whitewater Center. Charlotte Douglas International Airport is a major international hub, and was ranked the 23rd busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic in 2013.
Nicknamed the Queen City, Charlotte and its resident county received its name in honor of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, who had become queen consort of Great Britain the year before the city's founding. A second nickname derives from the American Revolutionary War, when British commander General Cornwallis occupied the city but was driven out by hostile residents, prompting him to write that Charlotte was a hornet's nest of rebellion, leading to the nickname The Hornet's Nest.
Charlotte has a humid subtropical climate. Charlotte is located several miles east of the Catawba River and southeast of Lake Norman, the largest man-made lake in North Carolina. Lake Wylie and Mountain Island Lake are two smaller man-made lakes located near the city.
Cherokee Heritage in South Carolina
Native Americans have lived in Upstate South Carolina for thousands of years and the history of the Cherokee people is a fascinating account of how they lived and adapted to a changing world.
CAMDEN, SOUTH CAROLINA - Scenic Autumn Drone Flight
DJI Mavic flight over Camden, SC on November 3, 2018. Sights include the King Haiglar Opera House Clock Tower, Camden Post Office, Ten Eleven Galleria, King Haiglar and Joseph Kershaw statue at Town Green Park, Little Theatre, Kimbrell's Furniture, and Bethesda Presbyterian Church.
From Wikipedia: Camden is a city in Kershaw County, South Carolina, United States. It is the largest city and county seat of Kershaw County. The population was 6,838 in the 2010 census. In 2016, the population went up to 7,126. It is part of the Columbia, South Carolina, Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Camden is the oldest inland city in South Carolina, and home to The Carolina Cup and The National Steeplechase Museum.
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VISITING THE BIGGEST HOUSE IN AMERICA!! Trip to South/North Carolina (2017)
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USA Great Outdoors: South Carolina and Kentucky
Join our outdoors enthusiast, Spencer, as he goes deep into the world’s longest cave system in Kentucky and hikes the famous Appalachian foothills of South Carolina.
Devils Fork State Park- South Carolina
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Lake Norman, North Carolina
Lake Norman, North Carolina is the largest deep water lake in the Carolinas. A suburb of nearby Charlotte, Lake Norman is an extremely popular place to live. It's prime location and economic strength have earned it one of the top honors when it come to Best Lake to live near in the United States. Its over 520 miles of beautiful shoreline offers up some of the finest Real Estate and homes for sale in the Carolinas.
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Most Haunted Places In North Carolina
These are the places I believe to be the most haunted in the picturesque state of North Carolina. If I missed any please leave them in the comments, thanks!
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