Most Catawba County Government offices and facilities will operate on a 2-hour delay on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Click HERE to get full details on parks and libraries.
Location, location, location.
“Catawba County is a place with a great location to a market like Charlotte and getting to live near the mountains.” - Catawba County Resident
If you’re on your way to making a life in Catawba County, connect with a variety of resources that can help make your move easier.
Director of Supply Chain, Catawba Valley Medical Center (CVMC), Hickory
“This is the best community we’ve lived in compared to Lufkin, Tampa, even Roanoke. That speaks a lot of Catawba County, the people who live here, and all that this community has to offer.” Read More
Assistant General Manager, Courtyard by Marriott and President, North Carolina Jaycees
“When I moved here, I immediately felt a community. I immediately felt comfortable, that this was where I wanted to be. There've been times I've thought about moving back to Pennsylvania...but when I visit, after a while I miss home. This is home to me.” Read More
Fun Stuff to Do.
“The quality of life is incredible here. What other rural community of 150,000 has their own art museum and a symphony?” – Catawba County Resident
Pick your place.
Catawba County is home to a variety of communities and neighborhoods that provide great places to live, raise a family and retire. Whether you’re seeking city life, suburban connectivity, historic character or a few quiet acres in the countryside, you’ll find it in Catawba County.
Our Schools Make the grade.
With three K-12 public school systems, numerous private and charter schools, an active homeschool community and significant pre-K programming, children can get a great start in Catawba County. Our local private university and community college provide a variety of pathways to earn advanced certifications and degrees right here at home.
For those seeking to become part of a local faith community, Catawba County is home to more than 200 congregations representing a wide variety of religions.
IT Site Support Analyst at CommScope, Army Veteran
“Our favorite thing about living here is that any day you can leave the house, go do something, and you can never get tired of doing things because there's so much…. There's endless things to do and time to do them, which has probably the greatest impact on our lives because it's creating memories.” Read More
Taking care of yourself.
With two large medical centers and a high concentration of physicians, specialists, and healthcare resources, Catawba County serves as a medical hub for the surrounding region.
Everyone likes play time. With hundreds of miles of Catawba River shoreline, three lakes, dozens of parks, unique play spaces, and a variety of organized sports, the opportunities for recreation are abundant year-round.