Market Trends: 5/20/2013
Total Properties Listed: 2,030
Month-Over-Month Change: -.78%
Average List Price: $136,241
Month-Over-Month Change: +2.71%
Median List Price: $103,000
Month-Over-Month Change: +3.1%
Average List Price
Average Price per SqFt.
Average Price by Bedrooms:
1 Bedroom: $45,829
2 Bedrooms: $70,808
3 Bedrooms: $133,210
4 Bedrooms: $222,871
5 Bedrooms: $296,187
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205 Woodbriar Trail
3 beds / 2 baths
Active: MLS#2152997 by Prudential Carolinas Realty
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Gaston County Real Estate
About Gaston County
Gaston County is located in the South-Central Piedmont section of North Carolina . It is bounded on the east by the Catawba River and Mecklenburg County , on the west by Cleveland County , on the north by Lincoln County and on the south by York County , South Carolina . Gaston was formed from a lower portion of Lincoln County in 1846. As part of the Charlotte Region, Gaston County offers a slower paced life with all the excitement of the big city right next door. Our moderate climate and natural resources provide an abundance of recreational activities for our residents and visitors. Add to that, outstanding schools, a world class hospital and a competitive market place and you'll find the quality of life in Gaston County is second to none.
Gaston County is one of one hundred counties created by the North Carolina State Legislature. It ranks 74th in size consisting of approximately 364.5 square miles, and is seventh in population with approximately 190,000 people recorded during the 2000 Census. The County has fifteen incorporated towns.
The topography of the County is gently rolling to hilly, with several pronounced ridges, including Kings Mountain Pinnacle, Spencer Mountain , Jackson 's Knob, Paysour Mountain and Crowders Mountain . Elevations above sea level in Gaston County range from 587 feet in the southeast corner to 1,705 feet at the Pinnacle of the Kings Mountain ridge in the southwest. The average elevation is estimated at 825 feet.
The County has a temperate climate characterized by moderate temperature variations and moderate humidity. The average temperature is about 60 degrees Fahrenheit, ranging from an average winter temperature of 43 degrees to a summer average of 78 degrees. The average annual precipitation is 44 inches, and the average relative humidity is 54 percent. The primary components of the drainage system in Gaston County are the Catawba River with the South Fork River as its major tributary.
Today Gaston County enjoys a diverse industrial base with over 4,000 businesses employing nearly 95,000 workers. 33% of the employment is in the service sector, 26% in manufacturing, 23% in retail and wholesale trade, and 12% in government.
The Gaston County public school system is the sixth largest in the State with an enrollment of more than 32,000 students. It is a consolidated system which assures the same quality education for all students both urban and rural. The school system includes special programs, which are available for exceptional students as well as for the handicapped and the learning disabled.
Institutions of higher education in the County include Gaston College , a county-supported community college and Belmont Abbey College , a private 4-year institution.
Gaston County supports one of the most modern hospital facilities in the entire region, Gaston Memorial Hospital, Inc., in Gastonia . This 479-bed facility has an excellent staff of medical personnel and is equipped with the latest technological equipment. All rooms are private and are designed for maximum patient comfort and convenience.
Gaston County serves Gastonia, Belmont, Mount Holly, McAdenville, Dallas, Cramerton, Lowell, Cherryville, Ranlo, Stanley and Bessemer City.
Gaston County is only 80 miles from the mountains and 200 miles from the Atlantic Ocean – an ideal location for vacations and weekend getaways.
Charlotte Douglas International Airport is easy to access – it’s only 10 minutes from Gastonia via I-85.
Gaston County Neighborhoods