Introduction to Mint Hill, North Carolina
Mint Hill, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg county, is 11 miles E of Charlotte, North Carolina.The town is located in the Charlotte - Gastonia - Rock Hill metropolitan area.
Mint Hill History
The present day town of Mint Hill was originally inhabited by Native American tribes. It was first settled by the whites in 1750. The town was incorporated on March 11, 1971. At the time of incorporation, the population of Mint Hill was 2,284. As per the 2000 census report, there are approximately 14,922 people residing in Mint Hill.
Mint Hill and nearby Attractions
- Charlotte Museum of History
- Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve
- Levine Museum of the New South
- Paramount's Carowinds
- President James K. Polk State Historic Site
- Landsford Canal State Park
Things To Do In Mint Hill
While in Mint Hill, you can visit the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County-Mint Hill Branch to discover the town’s history. Fishing and boating can be enjoyed on McEwen Lake, Walhill Lake, and McWhirter Lake. The Lawyers Square Shopping Center and Hoods Crossroads Shopping Center offer wonderful shopping experiences. It is also worth visiting the Andrew Jackson State Park, Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte Museum of History, and Afro-American Cultural Center.
Mint Hill Transportation
Charlotte/Douglas International Airport can be reached within a few minutes.
Mint Hill Higher Education
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Central Piedmont Community College are the nearest college and university.