Incorporated in 1971 with a population of nearly 2,300, Mint Hill has enjoyed steady growth to its current population of 22,000. The residents of Mint Hill enjoy tremendous community spirit and pride, evident during the annual Memorial Day weekend Mint Hill Madness festival celebrating the founding of Mint Hill. The town boasts many churches and excellent schools as well as public and private golf courses and country clubs. Primarily a residential community, the business district has grown in recent years to approximately 285 businesses and professional services available. Mint Hill offers large homes with great value in neighborhoods like Cheval with its estate-sized lots and community equestrian stables, or Olde Sycamore with its golf course, pool and tennis courts, as well as Emerald Lake, Summerwood and many more!