Shelby, NC has a populationof approximately 20,000 and is located just 45 minutes West of Charlotte.Whether you love the mountains orthe beach, either is just a short drive when you get that urge to get away! Shelby boasts wonderful restaurants and shopping, without the bigger city traffic.

Median prices in 2012:All housing units:$142,380; Detached houses:$142,778; Townhouses or other attached units:$149,033; In 2-unit structures:$215,335; In 3-to-4-unit structures:$171,098; In 5-or-more-unit structures:$129,313; Mobile homes:$84,076

There is much to learn, and know about Shelby as it is with any City or Town, but here are a few tidbits.

2012 marks the 88th anniversary of the Cleveland County Fair, one of the biggest in the state with over 200,000 visitors attending each year.

Alive After Five - featuring outdoor food and beverage vendors and live music, all happening on the square, downtown.

Livermush Expo - Shelby, North Carolina hosts this nnual event, which began in 1987 to celebrate the unique delicacy. On the 41st episode of the TV show Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern, the host traveled to the annual festival in Shelby.

Shelby is the hometown of Earl Scruggs. The film adaptation of the novel Blood Done Signed My Name was filmed in Shelby, as well as the film adaptations of Hunger Games.

Notable locations in Shelby: Elks Club . Cleveland County Technical Institute . Royster Memorial Golf Course  .  Cleveland Country Club  .  Shelby Waterworks .  Shelby Farmers Market .  River Hills Plaza .  North Lake Country Club . Life Enrichment Center .  Post 42 Amvets Club . Masonic Lodge .  Kings Mountain Baptist Association  .  Cleveland County Court House  .  Cleveland County Courthouse . Cleveland County Health Department  .  Cleveland County Historical Museum  .  Cleveland County Memorial Library .  Cleveland County Office Building . Brown Auditorium . Hallelujah Acres For Healthy Living and Eating!

Carolinas Full Service Realty proud to be located in Shelby, NC and offer our services to potential buyers and sellers of real estate.