Cleveland County, North Carolina Basics:

Cleveland County North Carolina - Government Site

Population: 97,440
Area: 464 square miles
County seat: Shelby
Area code(s) in use: 704 828
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 80.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
Median household income: $38,181
Persons in poverty: 19.7%
Home ownership rate: 67.0%
Mean travel time to work: 23.5 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Burke  Catawba  Cherokee (SC)  Gaston  Lincoln  Rutherford  York (SC)  

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Map of the Cleveland County area

Our detail map of Cleveland County shows the Cleveland County, North Carolina boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Cleveland County, North Carolina

  Airports     show all on map

29NC Airport, Byers Airport (historical), Cleveland Airport, Dirt Dobber's Grass Strip Airport, Shelby-Cleveland County Regional Airport

  Areas     show all on map

Thompson Garden

  Bars     show all on map

Styce Shoals

  Bridges     show all on map

Bakers Bridge (historical), Buffalo Bridge, Graham Bridge (historical)

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American Legion, Barnes Auditorium, Bethlehem Volunteer Fire Department, Boiling Springs City Volunteer Fire Department, Boiling Springs Lifesaving and Rescue Unit, Boiling Springs Lifesaving and Rescue Unit, Boiling Springs Rural Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, Boiling Springs Rural Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Brown Auditorium, Casar Volunteer Fire Department, Cleveland Community College Emergency Services Regional Training Center, Cleveland County Court House, Cleveland County Courthouse, Cleveland County Emergency Medical Services Station 1, Cleveland County Emergency Medical Services Station 12, Cleveland County Emergency Medical Services Station 13, Cleveland County Emergency Medical Services Station 22, Cleveland County Emergency Medical Services Station 3, Cleveland County Emergency Medical Services Station 4, Cleveland County Emergency Medical Services Station 6, Cleveland County Emergency Medical Services Station 7, Cleveland County Emergency Medical Services Station 8, Cleveland County Health Department, Cleveland County Historical Museum, Cleveland County Lifesaving and Rescue, Cleveland County Maintenance, Cleveland County Memorial Library, Cleveland County Office Building, Cleveland County Volunteer Fire Department, Fallston Community Volunteer Fire Department, Grover Rescue Squad, Grover Rural Volunteer Fire Department, J S Mauney Memorial Library, Kings Mountain Fire Department Main Station, Kings Mountain Fire Department Station 2, Lawndale Volunteer Fire Department, Little Theater, Meadowbrook Manor Nursing Home, Number 3 Township Volunteer Fire Department, Number 7 Township Volunteer Fire Department, Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department, Polkville Volunteer Fire Department, Shanghai Volunteer Fire Department, Shelby City Hall, Shelby Community Center, Shelby Fire Department Main Station, Shelby Fire Department Station 2, Shelby Fire Department Station 3, Shelby Rescue Squad, Upper Cleveland Lifesaving and Rescue, Waco Community Volunteer Fire Department

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Beaver Dam Cemetery, Boiling Springs Cemetery, Camps Creek Cemetery, Capernaum Cemetery, Cleveland Memorial Park, Crowder Cemetery, Eaker Cemetery, East Side Cemetery, El Bethel Cemetery, Elizabeth Cemetery, Elliott Cemetery, Ellis Cemetery, Faith Cemetery, Green Cemetery, Grover Cemetery, Hullender Cemetery, Jolley Cemetery, Lattimore Cemetery, Lattimore Cemetery, Lavonia Cemetery, McBrayer Cemetery, McCraw Cemetery, McCraw Cemetery, McCraw Cemetery, Mooney Cemetery, Mountain Rest, New Hope Cemetery, New Prospect Cemetery, Patterson Springs Cemetery, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Rose Hill Cemetery, Ross Grove Cemetery, Royster Memorial Park, Ruppe Cemetery, Salem Cemetery, Sandy Run Cemetery, Sharon Cemetery, Shiloh Cemetery, Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Sunset Cemetery, Warlick Cemetery, Webb Memorial Lawns, Wood Cemetery, Zion Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Light Oak Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Allen Memorial Church, Apostolic Church, Ascension Lutheran Church, Beaverdam Baptist Church, Bethany Baptist Church, Bethel Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (historical), Bethel Baptist Church, Bethlehem Baptist Church, Bethlehem Temple, Beulah Church, Big Bear Church (historical), Big Hill Church, Boiling Springs Baptist Church, Boiling Springs Methodist Church, Boyce Memorial Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, Brooks Chapel, Buffalo Church, Camp Creek Baptist Church, Capernaum Baptist Church, Carpenters Grove Church, Cedar Grove Church (historical), Central United Methodist Church, Cherokee Street Church, Christian Tabernacle, Clearview Church, Clover Hill Church, Community Baptist Church, Corinth Church, David Church, Davidson Memorial Church, Dixon Presbyterian Church, Double Springs Baptist Church, Dover Baptist Church, East Side Church, Ebenezer Church, El Bethel United Methodist Church, Elizabeth Church, Elliott Church, Elliotts Memorial Church, Emmanuel Church, Eskridge Grove Church, Fairview Church, Faith Baptist Church, Faith Church, Faith Church, First Assembly of God Church, First Baptist Church of Kings Mountain, Flint Hill Church, Friendship Chapel, Friendship Church, Galilee Methodist Church, Gantts Grove Church, Gethsemane Church, Goodes Grove Church, Grace United Methodist Church, Grants Grove Church, Green Bethel Church, Grove Church (historical), Highland Church, Holy Memorial Church, Hopewell Church, Hoyle Memorial Church, Jerusalem Church, John Knox Church, John Knox Presbyterian Church, Kadesh Church, Kings Mountain Baptist Church, Kistlers Church, Knob Creek Church, LaFayette Street Church, Lafayette Street United Methodist Church, Landmark Church, Lattimore Baptist Church, Lavonia Baptist Church, Ledford Grove Church, Lee Chapel, Light Oak Church, Long Branch Church, Love Valley Church, Macedonia Church, Maple Springs Church, Mays Church, Midview Church, Morning Star Church, Morris Memorial Church, Mount Calvary Church, Mount Harmony Church, Mount Moriah Church, Mount Olive Church, Mount Olive Church, Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Mount Saint Church, Mount Sinai Baptist Church, Mount Sinai Church, Mount Zion Church, Mulls Chapel, New Bethel Church, New Buffalo Church, New Camp Creek Church, New Ellis Church, New Home Church, New Hope Baptist Church, New Life Mission, New Prospect Church, Normans Grove Church, Oak Grove Baptist Church, Oak Grove Church, Oak View Church, Old Ellis Chapel, Olive Grove Church, Palm Tree Church, Palmers Grove Church, Patterson Grove Church, Patterson Springs Baptist Church, Peach Street Church, Penley Chapel, Peoples Church, Peoples Mission, Philadelphia Church, Piedmont Church, Pine Grove Church, Pine Grove Methodist Church, Pisgah Church, Plain View Church, Pleasant Grove Church, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Pleasant Hill Church, Pleasant Ridge Church, Poplar Grove Church (historical), Poplar Springs Baptist Church, Prospect Church, Putnam Memorial Baptist Church, Ramseur Church, Rehobeth Cemetery, Rehobeth Church, Roberts Chapel, Ross Grove Church, Ryburn Memorial Presbyterian Church, Saint Luke Church (historical), Saint Marys Church, Saint Matthews Lutheran Church, Saint Paul Church, Saint Pauls Church, Saint Pauls Church, Saint Peter Baptist Church, Saint Peters Church, Sandy Plains Baptist Church, Sandy Run Baptist Church, Sharon United Methodist Church, Shelby Presbyterian Church, Shiloh African Methodist Episcopal Church, Shiloh Church, Shiloh Presbyterian Church, Shoal Creek Church, State Line First Baptist Church, Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church, Trinity Baptist Church, Trinity Church, Trinity Church, Union Church, Vestibule Church, Victory Church, Waco Baptist Church, Wallace Grove Baptist Church, Wardell Chapell, Washington Church, Wesleyan Church, Westover Baptist Church, Westview Church, Youngs Chapel, Zion Baptist Church, Zoar Baptist Church, Zoar Church

  Crossings     show all on map

Ellis Ferry (historical), Jones Ferry (historical), Rock Ford

  Dams     show all on map

Bookout Dam, C E Harry Dam, Cedar Lake Dam, Emile Gebel Dam, Executive Club Dam, Fiber Industies Water Supply Dam, Foote Mineral Reservoir Dam, Foote Mineral Tailings Pond Dam, Hendricks Lake Dam, Houser Dam, John T Coates Dam, Kennedy Lake Dam, Kings Mountain City Lake Number Two, Kings Mountain Mica Company Dam, Kings Mountain Number One Dam, Knox Surratt Dam, Lake Montonia Dam, Martin Marietta Company Dam, Moss Dam, Mount Pleasant Fishing Lake Dam, Sellers Lake Dam, Shufords Lake Dam, Stice Shoal Dam, Stice Shoals Dam

  Gaps     show all on map

Dixon Gap, Leman Gap, Stepps Gap, Ward Gap

  Hospitals     show all on map

Cleveland Regional Medical Center, Crawley Memorial Hospital, Kings Mountain Hospital

  Lakes     show all on map

Lake Montonia, Ross Pond

  Locales     show all on map

Allens Mill (historical), Beamans Mill (historical), Beams Mill (historical), Blanton Industrial Park, Bridgers Store (historical), Buck Ford (historical), Cabaniss Store (historical), Cleveland Country Club, Cleveland County Fairgrounds, Cleveland County Home (historical), Cleveland County Technical Institute, Cleveland Gin (historical), Cleveland Mall, Davis Gin (historical), Dixon Ford (historical), Dixon Gin (historical), Elks Club, Elliott Bridge (historical), Fairview Farms, Flint Hill (historical), Gardners Ford (historical), Harry Mill (historical), Hickory Creek Shopping Center, Holly Rush (historical), Humphrey Gin (historical), Huxley Village Shopping Center, Island Ford (historical), Jolley Store (historical), Kings Mountain Baptist Association, Life Enrichment Center, Masonic Lodge, McGraw Store (historical), McSwain Mill (historical), Mooneys Mill (historical), Muddy Fork (historical), North Carolina State Highway Department, North Lake Country Club, Pine Grove Golf Club, Post 42 Amvets Club, Queen Store (historical), River Bend Golf Course, River Hills Plaza, River Taw Farms, Royster Memorial Golf Course, Shelby Farmers Market, Shelby Plaza Shopping Center, Shelby Waterworks, Simmons Ford (historical), Sky City Shopping Center, Sperlings Store (historical), Sweezy Bridge (historical), Thomason Store (historical), Ware Bridge (historical), Weavers Store (historical), Woodbridge Golf Course, Wright Bridge (historical), Youngs Store (historical)

  Mines     show all on map

Kings Mountain Crushed Rock Quarry

  Parks     show all on map

Central Shelby Historic District, Crossroads Music Park, Deal Park, Ezra Bridge Park, George Blanton Memorial Stadium, Hickory Creek Park, Holly Oak Park, Hoskins Park, Jefferson Park, Junior Women Club Park, Marlwood Park, Moose Park, Optimist Park, Plaster Park

  Populated Places     show all on map

Allen Acres, Allendale, Archdale, Baker Crossroads, Beam Mill, Belwood, Bingham Bridge (historical), Boiling Springs, Briarwood Townhouses, Brittain Village, Byersville (historical), Camden Acres, Campcall, Carosel Apartments, Casar, Chestnut Apartments, Cleveland Mills (historical), Cleveland Spring (historical), Cline Street Apartments, Country Club Gardens, Crestmont Heights, Delight, Dixon, Double Shoals, Dover, Durbro (historical), Earl, Eastway Heights, Elbethel (historical), Elizabeth City, Erwinsville (historical), Fairway Heights, Fallston, Fancy (historical), Five Points, Fullerton Apartments, Gidney Homes, Gilbert Green Apartments, Good (historical), Green (historical), Grover, Hickory Creek Apartments, Hillsdale, Holbrook, Hollyoak Apartments, Idlewild Terrace Apartments, Kenmon Acres, Kenmon Apartments, Kings Mountain, Kingstown, Kingswood Apartments, Knob Creek, Lake Christopher Apartments, Lake Street Apartments, Landsdown, Lattimore, Lawndale, Light Oak, Logan Street Public Housing, Marys Grove, Meadowood, Metcalf, Midpine, Mooresboro, Mount Sinai, New House, New Prospect, Nicholsville (historical), Oakgrove, Old Farm, Olive Grove, Olsen Homes, Ora, Osborne Apartments, Park Sumter Terrace Apartments, Patterson Springs, Pinehurst Acres, Pleasant Hill, Polkville, Poplar Springs, Ramblewood Apartments, Rehobeth, Riverbend Acres, Rockdale, Rocky Brook, Rollingwood, Ross Grove, Sandy Plains, Sedgefield Apartments, Shanghai, Sharon, Sharon Apartments, Shelby, Sprangler Apartments, Stone Hedge Apartments, Stony Point, Stubbs, Sulphur Springs, Swainsville, The Meadow Apartments, Toluca, Valleyhall, Vestavia, Village Square Townhouses, Waco, Washburn, Washington Heights, Westwood Heights, White Plains, Wilson (historical), Woodbridge, Woodsdale, Zion

  Post Offices     show all on map

Kings Mountain Post Office, Shelby Post Office

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Beams Lake, Bookout Lake, C E Harry Lake, Cedar Lake, Emile Gebel Lake, Executive Club Lake, Fiber Industies Water Supply Lake, Foote Mineral Reservoir, Foote Mineral Tailings Pond, Hendricks Lake, Houser Lake, Kennedy Lake, Kings Mountain City Lake Number Two, Kings Mountain Mica Company Lake, Kings Mountain Number One Lake, Kings Mountain Reservoir, Knox Surratt Lake, Lake Houser, Lake Montania, Martin Marietta Company Lake, Moss Lake, Mount Pleasant Fishing Lake, North Club Lake, Sellers Lake, Shufords Fishing Lake, Stice Shoal Lake

  Ridges     show all on map

Kings Mountain, Red Spur

  Schools     show all on map

Beam School (historical), Beaverdam School (historical), Belwood High School, Bethware Elementary School, Boiling Springs Elementary School, Broad River Academy (historical), Burns High School, Burns Junior High School, Casar Elementary School, Central Cleveland School, Central Middle School, Cornwall School, Crest High School, Crest Junior High School, Davidson School (historical), Dixson School (historical), Douglas School, Dover School, Dover School, Earl School (historical), East Elementary School, El Bethel School (historical), Elizabeth School, Eskridge Grove School (historical), Fallston Elementary School, Flat Rock School, Flint Hill School (historical), Gardner - Webb University, Graham School, Grover Elementary School, Hardin School (historical), Holly Springs School (historical), Hopewell School, James Love School, Jefferson School, Kings Mountain High School, Kings Mountain Junior High School, Knob Creek School, Lattimore Elementary School, Marion Elementary School, Moriah School, North Elementary School, Northside School, Number 3 School, Palmer School (historical), Palmers Grove School (historical), Patterson Springs Elementary School (historical), Peelers School, Peterson School (historical), Philadelphia School, Piedmont High School, Plank School (historical), Polkville School, Pruette School (historical), Ramseur School, Rehobeth School (historical), Rhyne School (historical), Roberts School (historical), Rock Cut School (historical), Shanghi School (historical), Sharon School (historical), Shelby High School, Shelby Junior High School, South Cleveland School, Spangle School (historical), Three B School (historical), Twelve Oaks Academy, Vance Grove School, Waco High School, Ware School (historical), Washington School, Washington School, West Cleveland Elementary School, West Elementary School, White Plains Academy (historical), Zoar School

  Streams     show all on map

Adams Branch, Ashworth Creek, Bald Knob Creek, Bear Creek, Beason Creek, Beaverdam Creek, Big Branch, Big Harris Creek, Big Springs Branch, Bowens River, Brushy Creek, Camp Creek, Cox Creek, Crooked Run Creek, Dark Hollow Branch, Diller Branch, Dixon Branch, East Fork Brushy Creek, First Broad River, Flag Branch, Glenn Creek, Grassy Branch, Grog Creek, Hawkins Branch, Hickory Creek, Hinton Creek, Jolly Branch, Jones Branch, Knob Creek, Lick Branch, Little Creek, Little Creek, Little Harris Creek, Little Hickory Creek, Little Knob Creek, Little Persimmon Creek, Logan Branch, Long Branch, Long Branch, Long Branch, Long Creek, Magness Creek, Maple Creek, Mayne Creek, Modlin Branch, Muddy Fork, No Business Creek, Parker Branch, Persimmon Creek, Poplar Branch, Potts Creek, Poundingmill Creek, Roberts Branch, Sandy Run, Shoal Creek, Shoal Rock Creek, Stoney Run Creek, Suck Creek, Suck Creek, Sugar Branch, Sulphur Springs Branch, Tim Creek, Wards Creek, West Fork Brushy Creek, Whiteoak Creek, Willis Branch, Wolf Branch, Wylies Creek, Yancey Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Abes Mountain, Camp Knob, Carpenter Knob, Covington Mountain, Flint Hill, Jolly Mountain, Little Knob, No Business Mountain, Old Sheep Knob, Paine Mountain, Queens Mountain

  Towers     show all on map

WADA-AM (Shelby), WOHS-AM (Shelby), WXIK-FM (Shelby)

  Valleys     show all on map

Love Valley,

Cleveland County, North Carolina Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteCleveland County White population 74,73674,736  
BlackCleveland County Black population 20,17020,170
MixedCleveland County Mixed population 1,3641,364
AsianCleveland County Asian population 877876
American IndianCleveland County American Indian population 292292
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderCleveland County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

Additional population tables :
State population table
North Carolina population by county