A small town nestled between large metro areas, Shelby North Carolina is an hour from both Charlotte and Asheville. Residents of Shelby enjoy being close to both the Blue Ridge Mountains and the coastline.
Shelby is home to Cleveland Community College while Gardner-Webb University is 15 minutes away in nearby Boiling Springs. Winthrop University and the University of South Carolina at Spartanburg are both an easy commute away, as well.
Broad River Greenway in Boiling Springs is a popular destination for many of the area’s residents, offering canoe and hiking trails. Owl’s Eye Vineyard and Winery offers tours and wine tasting, and the City Park Complex features an Olympic-size pool and a functioning 1919 Herschell-Spillman Carrousel.
A small, Southern town with access to everything, Shelby’s location makes it a great spot for renting apartments.