Full of quaint neighborhoods and a small-town atmosphere, the town of Pineville is one of North Carolina's most charming communities. With its exceptional recreational facilities and programs, fun antique shops and cozy restaurants, Pineville apartments for rent practically sell themselves. Tucked between Interstates 77 and 485 in the prestigious neighborhoods of South Charlotte, this town has seen a lot more friendly faces within its city limits in the past few years. According to City-Data, Pineville has seen a skyrocketing 116 percent increase in population from 2000 to 2010, showing that this community is one of the fastest-growing and most sought-after towns in the South.
Pineville has been in an ideal location for residents ever since its founding more than 250 years ago. One of the first settlers in the area was our 11th president, James K. Polk. Although the community went through many phases in its beginning, the town was eventually named Pineville in 1852 after the many glorious pine trees that line the streets of the town. Today, the town is home to more than 7,400 residents, according to 2010 data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Pineville has seen a rapid expansion of growth because of the Con Mills industrial plant that has served as a catalyst for bolstering the economic progress of the community. Always self-sufficient, Pineville operates its own electric and telephone companies, fire department and police station, even though the town is a suburb of nearby Charlotte.
One of the biggest events that the town puts on each year is the Rockin' & Reelin' summer concert and movie series. A fun and free festival that many residents in Pineville look forward to every summer, this series features some of the most beloved summertime movies and performances from the Charlotte Civic Orchestra.
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