Kannapolis, NC

Overview

Kannapolis is a medium-sized city in central North Carolina. It’s a nice location for commuters—the drive to downtown Charlotte is under forty minutes via Interstate 85, and Amtrak runs a route between Kannapolis and Charlotte as well. Kannapolis is very friendly to residents who like to stay active, with numerous public parks and a series of running and biking trails collectively known as “The Loop” on the north side of town. As the hometown of the legendary Earnhardt racing family, NASCAR is interwoven into the city’s identity—the local minor league baseball team is even named the Kannapolis Intimidators in honor of the late Dale Earnhardt Sr., the team’s former owner.

1 Neighborhoods in Kannapolis, NC

  • Midway East

    The Midway East neighborhood sits in south Kannapolis in Cabarrus County and is 24 miles north of Charlotte's city center. Residents of Midway East experience a low cost of living, affordable housing, and access to many amenities such as restaurants and shopping. Those choosing to live here find the convenience to Charlotte, Concord, and Kannapolis to be a huge benefit. Locals thoroughly enjoy spending an afternoon at the ballpark watching the class A Kannapolis Intimidators baseball team or shopping at Concord Mills Mall located to the south of Midway East.

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