Matthews North Carolina offers a great location if you plan to commute to Charlotte. The city is just 12 miles away and you can drive from your Matthews apartment to Charlotte in about 20 minutes. The easiest route there is to head up East Independence Boulevard (Route 74). There are a bunch of apartments in Matthews near the Presbyterian Hospital and Sam Newell Road that are within minutes of there for a very quick commute. Charlotte Area Transit also has buses along Monroe Road and a few stops on Route 74 as well as other areas.
Two large employers in within Matthews are Family Dollar and Windstream Communications.
The city has movie theatres, bowling lanes and a playhouse located on East Mcdowell Street. The International Sports Center on Monroe Road offers gymnastics and cheerleading classes. Within Matthews you will find shops, restaurants, cultural activities, and a historical downtown district. The annual Matthews Alive Festival happens on Labor Day and features a parade, rides and great music. There is also a summer concert series and several other holiday events.
You can find some other apartments in Matthews NC and vicinity a little north on Route 74 near the Independence Square Shopping Center.
A post office in Matthews is located at 301 East John Street. The phone number is 704-847-6063.
Average Rent in Matthews, NC
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