Consider moving to Cleveland County?
If you are looking to restore a home, start from scratch, or move right in, you can find what you are looking for in Cleveland County. Our area offers city living, country farms, golf courses, lake views and just about everything else you can imagine. Our community governments work together with our active community to make Cleveland County a great place to call home.
Cleveland County Schools
The Cleveland County School System has 16,420 students that attend 29 different schools including 16 elementary, two intermediate, four middle and four high schools, an early college high school, a school for special needs students, and an alternative school. Parents can count on our school system to provide an excellent education to their children.
Population and Housing
Cleveland County is a growing community and ranked one of the top 10 best small markets by Southern Business and Development magazine with a population of 98,953 (ESRI 2013).
Top Employers include:
- Cleveland Regional Medical Center / Health Services: 1000+ employees
- Hanes Brands Inc. / Manufacturing: 500-999 employees
- PPG Industries Inc. / Manufacturing: 500-999 employees
- Baldor Electric Company / Electrical Components and Systems: 500-999 employees
Click here for more county statistics provided by the Charlotte Regional Partnership.
Local Town Services
Cleveland County Sheriff’s Department
Cleveland County Law Enforcement Center, Shelby – 704-484-4888
Boiling Springs Police Department
Town Hall – 704-434-9691
Grover Police Department
207 Mulberry Road – 704-937-9901
Kings Mountain Police Department
101 Gold Street – 704-734-0444
Shelby Police Department
311 S. Lafayette Street – 704-484-6845
NC Highway Patrol
1914 E. Dixon Blvd., Shelby – 704-480-5409
Shelby Water, Light and Gas Department – 704-484-6866
Kings Mountain – 704-730-2125
Duke Energy – 1-800-777-9898
Shelby Water, Light and Gas Department, City Hall, Shelby – 704-484-6866
Cleveland County Sanitary District – 704-538-9033
Kings Mountain – 704-734-0735
Boiling Springs – 704-434-2357
Shelby provides garbage and trash collection services to residents and businesses on a weekly schedule-704-484-6837
Kings Mountain – 704-734-0735
Private haulers and manned collection recycling centers – 704-484-5130.
Division of Motor Vehicles
State Highway Patrol Station, Driver’s License Division, is located on Highway 74 By-Pass East, Shelby – 704-480-5408.
All new residents of North Carolina are required to obtain a driver’s license upon establishing residence in the state. Applicants for licenses must take oral and written examinations and are subject to a driving road test.
To vote in any local, state, or national election, a person must be registered at least 21 working days prior to the election. For more information or to register to vote visit the Elections Office.
215 Patton Drive in Shelby – 704-484- 4858.
Shelby Shopper and Info – published weekly (Thurs.), 503 N. Lafayette St., Shelby, 704-484-1047. www.shelbyinfo.com
The Star – published daily, 315 E. Graham St., Shelby, 704-484-7000 www.ShelbyStar.com
The Kings Mountain Herald – published weekly (Wed.), Box 769, Kings Mountain, 704-739-7496. www.kmherald.com
What’s Up Shopper – published weekly (Thurs.), 122 Harbor Point Dr, Cherryville, 704-435-2844. www.whatsupshopper.com
Our Chamber members offer a host of services that can help with relocation:
- Real Estate
- Financial Services
- Health Care Services
- Employment Services