Mount Holly, known as “The Little City with the Big Heart”, is located approximately 20 minutes from Uptown Charlotte in Gaston County. Bordered to the east by the Catawba River and Mountain Island Lake, the community is committed to preserving the natural beauty of the river and lake and the surrounding open spaces. Residents of Mount Holly enjoy water activities, easy access to I-85 and an historic downtown. A stroll along Main Street reveals a vibrant community with bistros, coffee shops and retail in the old brick storefronts. Mount Holly is a high-growth area, attracting new residents with historic Craftsman-style bungalows and Colonials along tree-lined streets near Main Street, as well as newer waterfront construction in neighborhoods like Stonewater.