The City of Gastonia, NC
Gastonia is a popular city in the state of North Carolina with a total of 72,934 residents living there. Gastonia is ranked as the thirteenth most populated city in North Carolina and the 395th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Gaston County. The largest nearby city to Gastonia is Charlotte, approximately 19 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Gastonia, including Hardee's of Gastonia, Downtown Dino's Restaurant & Club, CDA Store, Behind the Arts and Bojangles Famous Chicken 'n Bisits. For a larger selection of Gastonia restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Gastonia Golf Courses, Botanical Gardens and/or Museums, including the Lakewood Golf Course, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, Crowders Mountain Golf Club, Gastonia Municipal Golf Course and Linwood Springs Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Gastonia please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 3 airports are located in or near Gastonia:
- Charlotte-Douglas Intl. Airport (CLT)
- Hickory Regional Airport (HKY)
- Rock Hill-York County Airport (RKH)
Gastonia, North Carolina Climate and WeatherIn the month of October, Gastonia experiences an average high temperature of 72 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in October are usually about 48 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.76 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Gastonia with daytime temperatures averaging 86 degrees in the summer, and 53 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Gastonia to receive an average of 3.84 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.96 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 106 degrees in the summer and as low as -5 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Gastonia should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 72 degrees, and nighttime lows of 48.
Gastonia, North Carolina Attractions
1Andrew Jackson State Park - , Lancaster,
Andrew Jackson State Park is a 360-acre South Carolina state park established in 1952 to honor the only South Carolina born president, Andrew Jackson, who was born nearby in 1767. The park is on U.S. Highway 521 about nine miles north of Lancaster, South Carolina. The park offers hiking, canoeing, camping, fishing and picnicking.
2Billy Graham Library - Charlotte,
The Billy Graham Library is a public museum and library documenting the life and ministry of Christian evangelist Billy Graham. The 40,000-square-foot complex opened to the public on June 5, 2007. The library is that can be found on the grounds of the international headquarters of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association in Charlotte, North Carolina, a few miles from where Billy Graham grew up. The library is styled after a dairy barn to reflect Graham's childhood on a farm.
3Birkdale Golf Club - Huntersville,
The Birkdale Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Mecklenburg County North Carolina. This course is located in the city of Huntersville, . Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 704-895-8038.
Address: 16500 Birkdale Commons Pkwy, Huntersville, NC 28078
4Bojangles' Coliseum - Charlotte,
The Bojangles' Coliseum is a 9,605-seat multi-purpose arena and sports venue in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is operated by the Charlotte Coliseum Authority, which also oversees the Ovens Auditorium and the Charlotte Convention Center. The title sponsor is Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits.
5Carolinas Aviation Museum - Charlotte,
The Carolinas Aviation Museum is an aviation museum on the grounds of Charlotte/Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, North Carolina. Established in 1992 by Floyd and Lois Wilson, the museum displays a collection of over 50 static aircraft and a wealth of smaller historic items related to aviation in the North and South Carolina. Most of the collection consists of Cold War military aircraft, including several historic jets from the 1950s and 1960s.
6Carowinds - Charlotte,
Carowinds is a 122-acre theme park, located adjacent to Interstate 77 on the state line between North and South Carolina, in Charlotte and Fort Mill, respectively. The park opened on March 31, 1973, at a cost of $70 million, after a four-year planning period spearheaded by Charlotte businessman Earl Patterson Hall, who was inspired to build the park by a 1956 trip to Disneyland and a dream of bringing the two states closer together.
7Challenger 3 Golf Course - Shelby,
The Challenger 3 Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Cleveland County North Carolina. This course is located in the city of Shelby, . Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 704-482-5061.
Address: 1650 N Post Rd, Shelby, NC 28150
8Charlotte Botanical Gardens - , University of,
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Botanical Gardens, sometimes called the Charlotte Botanical Gardens, are botanical gardens located at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, .
9Charlotte Golf Links - Charlotte,
The Charlotte Golf Links is an 18 hole public golf course in Mecklenburg County North Carolina. This course is located in the city of Charlotte, . Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 704-846-7990.
Address: 11500 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC 28277
10Charlotte Motor Speedway - Concord,
Charlotte Motor Speedway is a motorsports complex located in Concord, North Carolina in the US. The complex features a 1.5 miles Quad-oval track that hosts NASCAR racing including the prestigious Coca-Cola 600 on Memorial Day weekend and the Sprint All-Star Race. The speedway was built in 1959 by Bruton Smith and is considered the home track for NASCAR with many race teams located in the Charlotte area.
Gastonia, North Carolina Hotels
2Days Inn Gastonia - West Of Charlotte Kings Mountain
1700 North Chester St
Gastonia, NC 28016
3Best Western Plus Executive Inn
360 Best Western Ct/360 Mc Neil Street
Gastonia, NC 28054
Gastonia, North Carolina Restaurants
This is a list of Gastonia Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Cafes, Fast Foods & Carry Out and Barbecue Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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