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The suburban town of Waxhaw is named for the Waxhaws (also spelled Wysacky) Native Americans, the original inhabitants of this area for hundreds of years before European settlement. Juan Pardo, a Spanish conquistador, first recorded European contact with the Waxhaws in 1567 while on a mission to establish military bases throughout the southeastern portion of the United States. In 1711, the Waxhaw assisted European colonists living in North Carolina in fighting the Tuscarora Native American tribe. This led to the Tuscaroras Iroquoian, a powerful Native American confederacy comprised of the Mohawk, Onondaga, Oneida, Cayuga, and Seneca, conducting frequent raids on the Waxhaw. In 1715, the Waxhaw tribe was all but wiped out when they joined the Yamasee tribe in a war against the South Carolina Catawba tribe and their allies. In the mid-18th century, the area once inhabited by the dwindling Waxhaw was eventually occupied by German and Scots-Irish settlers, who were mostly subsistence farmers and very independent. In 1767, Andrew Jackson, the seventh President, was born in the area of modern-day Waxhaw. In the late 1880s, a railroad line was established through Waxhaw, connecting the town to the markets in Atlanta, Georgia. This long, rich history is only one of the many things that make Waxhaw a great place to call home.

If you’re a lover of arts and culture, then owning real estate in Waxhaw is an excellent choice. Waxhaw is located in proximity to Charlotte, North Carolina, the 17th largest city by population in the United States. The Charlotte metro area is the 22nd largest, comprised of sixteen counties, which translates to an abundance of amenities for Waxhaw residents to enjoy. If you don't mind a commute, living in Waxhaw could provide a multitude of employment opportunities because of its proximity to Charlotte. Charlotte has poised itself as a significant player in the financial world, having the third most banking assets after San Francisco and New York City. Bank of America, the nation’s second-largest bank, has its corporate headquarters in Charlotte. In addition to that, five other Fortune 500 companies call Charlotte home, such as Lowe’s, Duke Energy, steel producer Nucor, Sonic Automotive, and Sealed Air Corporation. Of course, there are numerous other benefits which Waxhaw citizens can enjoy, including shopping, dining, recreation and entertainment opportunities. For example, Charlotte is home to over forty state-of-the-art performance venues, featuring a vast array of mesmerizing productions ranging from Broadway to local theater. Moreover, the entire metro area encompasses a multitude of restaurants, shopping centers, art galleries, and museums as well.

Beyond these advantages, Waxhaw has a wide variety of available real estate, such as farms, vast plots of land, commercial buildings, and single-family homes. These Waxhaw properties often have a long list of fantastic amenities such as stone fireplaces, spa-like master baths, patios with built-in grills, lakeside views, and tons of rural space. Additionally, Waxhaw has several land listings if you’re interested in constructing a home using one of Charlotte’s many builders. Real estate for sale in the Charlotte area sells fast, so if you would like to learn more about homes for sale in Waxhaw, please allow us to assist you and contact us today.

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