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Welcome to Mount Holly, a special city nestled along the banks of the picturesque Catawba River. We are just 20 minutes from downtown Charlotte and yet a world away from the harried lifestyle of the big city.  Immerse yourself in a community that values our connection to nature and cherishes our serene surroundings.

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Welcome to Mount Holly, a special city nestled along the banks of the picturesque Catawba River. We are just 20 minutes from downtown Charlotte and yet a world away from the harried lifestyle of the big city.  Immerse yourself in a community that values our connection to nature and cherishes our serene surroundings.

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Welcome to Mount Holly, a special city nestled along the banks of the picturesque Catawba River. We are just 20 minutes from downtown Charlotte and yet a world away from the harried lifestyle of the big city.  Immerse yourself in a community that values our connection to nature and cherishes our serene surroundings.

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Downtown Mount Holly


When visiting historic downtown Mount Holly either to shop, dine, or attend one of our many community events, please use the City's Downtown Parking Map to find available parking. 

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Many community organizations can also be found downtown-including:

-Arts on the Greenway
-Businesses Operating on Main Association 
-The Community Garden
-Mount Holly Farmer's Market, &
-The Mount Holly Historical Society

Our downtown is also quite close to the trailhead for the Riverhawk Greenway a 1.25 mile paved trail that leads from City Hall to Tuckaseege Park.  Five walking routes have also been developed by City staff, which allows citizens & visitors alike to explore downtown Mount Holly.   

0.3 Mile Loop-City Hall
0.46 Mile Loop-City Hall & Highland Street
0.72 Mile Loop-City Hall & Hwy 27
0.94 Mile Loop-City Hall, S Main Street, & Central Avenue
1.03 Mile Loop-City Hall, S Main Street, & Hwy 27

For activities & destinations in and around Mount Holly, please check out Visit Mount Holly, NC or the Montcross Area Chamber's visitors guide.  

If you are a business owner or entrepreneur looking to locate or expand a business in downtown Mount Holly, please review the City's Manual for Development in Downtown Mount Holly, which provides development standards-which are in addition to the requirements that are found in the City's zoning ordinance.  New businesses also need to complete a Zoning Compliance and Business Registration application.  Information regarding starting or expanding a business in Mount Holly can be found by visiting our Development page.  For additional assistance or questions regarding City regulations please contact either-Josh Blackwell, Planner I by phone (980) 525-9041 or by email josh.blackwell@mtholly.us or Brandon Livingston, Planner II, by phone (704) 951-3017 or by email brandon.livingston@mtholly.us.