New Homes in North Charleston SC
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Below are helpful links to active new home neighborhoods, available new homes for sale in North Charleston, a quick area overview of North Charleston. North Charleston is located in Berkeley, Charleston & Dorchester counties. Scroll further you’ll find an interactive area map showing North Charleston neighborhoods with an accompanying chart with direct links to these neighborhoods and their builders. Click on these links to learn more.
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Industry, growth, and cool meet up in this dynamic, bustling city in the center of the Lowcountry
City - North Charleston, SC
Founded - 1972
Counties Located in - Berkeley, Charleston & Dorchester
Zip Code - 29405, 29415, 29418, 29419, 29420
Area Code - 843
Square Miles - 76.6
Elevation - 25 ft
Population - 97,471 (2010)
Density - 1,393/sq. mile
North Charleston is the third largest city in South Carolina with a population of approximately 109,000. The city, once home to a large naval complex, is now a bustling metropolis attracting modern industries, businesses and new residents.
Characteristics of North Charleston
Joint Base Charleston lies within the city and is home to United States military forces. “ With a total population of almost 90,000 persons being serviced over four geographically separated installations, Joint Base Charleston is one of the Department of Defense's 12 joint bases. The base, officially merged on Oct. 1, 2010, is home to all four U.S. Military branches as well as Coastguardsmen.”
In recent years Boeing constructed the “company's second 787 Dreamliner final assembly and delivery facility” in North Charleston. Other major employers have facilities in North Charleston including Daimler Vans Manufacturing LLC, Cummins Turbo Technologies, Kapstone Paper and Packaging, Robert Bosch Corporation, and Verizon.
Charleston’s commercial airport is located in North Charleston making it easy to catch a national carrier flight or international flight.
Trident Technical College’s main campus is located in North Charleston. This two year community college offering associate's degrees, professional certificates and training for area industry is a member of the South Carolina technical college system.
Also in North Charleston is Charleston Southern University . This four year Christian liberal arts university is affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention.
North Charleston is bisected by major roadways, making commuting to any location in the Lowcountry easier. Interstates 26 and 526 meet at the center of the city. US 78 forms the eastern boundary of the city and the Ashley River is the eastern boundary. Dorchester Road originates in North Charleston and extends the city’s length into Dorchester County.
What kind of homes will I find in North Charleston?
New homes for sale in North Charleston are being constructed in small developments and in large master planned neighborhoods like Mixon which are designed around a town center with shops and restaurants. Home prices in North Charleston range from the $170s and up. Home builders in North Charleston include regional volume builder Eastwood Homes as well as local homebuilders.
New construction homes in North Charleston reflect traditional design aesthetics and contemporary living with open floor plans, designer kitchens, easy care exteriors and community amenities.
Fun things to see and do in North Charleston
North Charleston’s Park Circle neighborhood, now a hip, lively destination for dining and entertainment, forms the heart of the city. Acclaimed restaurants like EVO Pizzeria and Irish pub Madra Rua are big draws.
South of Park Circle, the former naval base is home to the Cooper River Marina operated by Charleston County Parks. Here you’ll find boat slips for rent as well as a dry boat storage facility.
The city of North Charleston’s Recreation department offers youth sports, middle school sports, adult sports, aquatics, camps & children's programs, senior activities.
Along the Cooper River, North Charleston’s Riverfront Park is a peaceful place for a family outing, picnic or stroll. “The park is adjacent to the historic homes once occupied by Naval officers who were stationed on the Charleston Naval Base, surrounded by graceful grand oak trees and peaceful river vistas.”
North Charleston Performing Arts Center hosts an ambitious schedule of performing artists from country to pop to rock and touring Broadway shows. The adjacent North Charleston Coliseum is home to the South Carolina Stingrays hockey team, an East Coast Hockey League team.
Just off International Boulevard is Tanger Outlets where national brands offer discount prices in a large number of stores. Clustered around Tanger Outlets are many restaurants and retail shops plus Walmart and Sams Club Wholesale.
On Rivers Avenue, Northwoods Mall, North Pointe Plaza and the Promenade at Northwoods Mall with a recently opened Gander Mountain store are a major draw for people who love to shop.
Why choose North Charleston?
People choose North Charleston for proximity to major employers, like Boeing and Joint Base Charleston, as well as ease of commuting to downtown Charleston, Summerville, Mount Pleasant.