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Stanley Overview

Incorporated in 1879 and situated about 33 miles Northwest of Charlotte, Stanley is one of the oldest towns in Gaston County. Having its beginnings in the early to mid-1700s, Stanley’s motto is “A Friendly Place”. Their Country Fest is held on the 1st Saturday of October on Stanley’s Main Street.

Though the small town is growing with future new developments, it is important for the residents to record and pass on its history to future generations. If you’re looking for friendly, you’ve just found it. A great place to live, work and play.


More Facts About
Stanley, NC

  • Area: 2.699 mi²
  • Population in 2013: 3,618 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.5%
  • Males: 1,702 (47.1%)  Females: 1,916 (52.9%)
  • Median resident age: 43.8 years (North Carolina median age: 37.9 years)
  • Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,197 (it was $35,867 in 2000 – NC: $45,906 )
  • Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $111,903 (it was $83,600 in 2000) NC: $154,300
  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes


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Driving Directions

Lake Norman Mike :: Lake Norman Real Estate Agent is located on 19901 W Catawba Ave #104 Cornelius.

From Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) head south on Josh Birmingham Pkwy and keep right to continue on Old Dowd Rd.

Then at the traffic circle, take the 1st exit and stay on Old Dowd Rd and turn right onto Marshall Dr. Next, turn left at the 1st cross street onto US-29 S/US-74 W/Wilkinson Blvd and turn left onto the ramp to Interstate 485 Inner N/Spartanburg.

After that use the middle lane to keep left at the fork and follow signs for I-85 S S/Gastonia/Spartanburg/I-485 N Inner N/Statesville.

At this point keep right at the fork, follow signs for Interstate 485 Inner N/Statesville and merge onto I-485 Inner.

Merge onto I-485 Inner and head straight for 11 miles. Then use the right 2 lanes to take exit 23A-B toward Statesville and merge onto I-77 N. Next, take exit 28 to merge onto US-21 S/Catawba Ave and merge onto US-21 S/Catawba Ave.

Finally, turn right onto Knox Rd and turn left onto Nautique Blvd. Turn left onto Knox Road Extension and Lake Norman Mike :: Lake Norman Real Estate Agent will be on your left.