In the rural southwest corner of Cabarrus County is a town on the verge of a boom. Harrisburg was incorporated in 1973 and has a strong Scottish and Irish heritage from the early settlers of the 1700s. It is positioned in an area within close proximity to a major metropolitan city, and enough rural land surrounds the town to make it explode with economic and residential development. The real estate market in the Town of Harrisburg, encompassing roughly 2.1 square miles, is evidence of the greatness this small town offers.
The diverse selection of real estate in Harrisburg provides for every homebuyer’s needs. Harrisburg Town Center offers the best selection in affordable condos and townhouses, including a community pool. The real estate market surrounding downtown Harrisburg allows homebuyers the option of buying in established single family neighborhoods to new luxury home subdivisions. The subdivision of Abbington has large lots, a community playground, swimming pool, tennis courts, and fitness trails. The new subdivision of Oak Hollow, with lots averaging 10-15 acres, is a private gated community.
The residents of Harrisburg, fewer than 5,500 people, are educating their children through the Cabarrus County School System, providing the highest in educational standards. A great new addition to Harrisburg was the grand opening of the Harrisburg YMCA in December 2006.
The Town Hall is located on NC 49, which intersects with I-485, the “Outerbelt” of Charlotte, easily connecting Harrisburg to I-85 and I-77. This prime location near major Interstates make Harrisburg an ideal community to call home. Residents of Harrisburg are only minutes away from the area's best locations for work and recreation.
The real estate market in Harrisburg, with housing ranging from condos, townhouses, single family homes, luxury homes and gated communities offers the best in rural living within minutes of every available option in work, education, and recreation.