Located in Catawba County near Lake Hickory, Lake Lookout and Lake Norman (part of the Catawba River)

Distance to Larger Cities: 50 miles northwest of Charlotte, 60 miles west of Winston Salem and 80 miles east of Asheville

Area Hospitals: Catawba Valley Medical Center and  Frye Regional Medical Center a Duke Lifepoint Hospital

Area Colleges and Universities: Lenoir-Rhyne University, Catawba Valley Community College and Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

Population:  13,000

Examples of Larger Employers:   Flowers Baking Company, Target Distribution Center,  General Dynamics, Lee Industries, Sarstedt, Technibilt, ZF Lemforder, Renwood Mills, Catawba County Government, , Newton-Conover City Schools and Catawba County Schools

Travel: I-40, US 321, US 70, NC 10, NC 16, Charlotte-Douglas International Airport approximately 38 miles away and Hickory Regional Airport approximately 12 miles away