Local town named among ‘coolest' suburbs in America

BELMONT, N.C. — Just across the Catawba River from the Queen City lies one of the “Coolest Suburbs in America,” according to lifestyle website Apartment Therapy.

“Belmont boasts an enticing mix of culture, outdoor recreation, and friendly neighbors,” the site says of that small city in Gaston County. It notes the ‘burb’s proximity to the Catawba as well as Lake Wylie and Crowders Mountain State Park as well as its charming downtown and eclectic mix of dining and shopping options.

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Apartment Therapy’s 2019 list highlights a total of 24 suburban communities scattered across the country.

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