Top Places to Live in North Carolina: Mecklenburg County

Mecklenburg County | Flowers Flooring

Mecklenburg County ranked number two as a top place to raise a family in a recent evaluation of counties in North Carolina by Stacker only being beat by Wake County. The state of NC is divided into 100 counties making it an honor to be in the top two. Flowers Flooring is particularly proud since our corporate headquarters and main showroom are in Cornelius, NC in Mecklenburg County and we quite agree with the designation as a great place to reside.


What exactly makes a county a great place to put down roots? The ranking considered factors such as:


  • Cost of living
  • Schools
  • Healthcare
  • Recreation
  • Weather

A Little North Carolina History


With a current population of just over one million people, Mecklenburg County was established in 1762, making it one of the oldest counties in North Carolina. It was named after the Queen of the United Kingdom and King George III’s wife, Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz in honor of their marriage. The county seat, Charlotte, is named after her as well.


Where to Live


Exactly where in Mecklenburg County are great places to raise a family? According to the research, the top areas are:


  • Ballantyne East
  • Dilworth
  • Fourth Ward


The good news is, that Flowers Flooring services all the great areas to live in Mecklenburg County from Davidson in the north to Pineville in the southern part of the county.


Flowers Flooring is Your Neighbor


If you are moving to Mecklenburg County or already live here and it’s time for new floors, we have local estimators and installation experts. We’re locally owned and operated and we care about the communities where we live and work. We offer quality flooring like:


  • Tile – Think beyond just flooring. Flowers Flooring can install tile on accent walls, shower surrounds, patios, and kitchen backsplashes.
  • Laminate – Synthetic flooring with the look of wood, laminate flooring is the ultimate combination of affordability and practicality.
  • Carpet – Nothing compares to the plush feel of quality Waterproofing and stain blocking technology have put carpet on a comeback tour.
  • Luxury Vinyl – One of the most popular flooring choices right now and comes in a wide range of tones and textures. Highly durable, luxury vinyl plank flooring is perfect for families with human babies or fur babies.
  • Hardwoods – Solid and engineered hardwoods are tried and true and are as popular as ever.
  • Sports Flooring – Great for home gyms or playrooms, rubber flooring tiles are very versatile for creating a surface for activity.



About Flowers Flooring

Flowers Flooring has two locations – Cornelius, NC and Winston-Salem, NC. Both locations service a 100-mile radius from the showroom. Both locations specialize in flooring sales and installation including carpet, laminate, hardwood, sand & finish, hardwood restoration, vinyl plank, vinyl tile, rubber flooring, tile floors, tile showers, tile backsplash, area rugs, interior painting and more. To reach the Cornelius, NC location please call (704) 445-7750 and to reach our Winston-Salem location, please call (336) 660-0977. Please be sure to inquire about our current promotion and financing offers.