Indian Land—The Ideal Location to Enjoy Countryside Living
Indian Land is a city in South Carolina located on the border of North and South Carolina just below Ballantyne in South Charlotte. It was first established as an Indian trading post and has since become one of the fastest-growing suburbs of Charlotte.
The community has many things to offer. It is close enough to Charlotte for convenience but far enough away that residents can enjoy living in this quiet and peaceful environment while still having easy access to all of life’s necessities, such as shopping centers, restaurants, or entertainment venues.
Living in Indian Land
Indian Land is an affluent area in Lancaster County, right on the South Charlotte/Ballantyne area border, with many beautiful homes and commercial properties located throughout the community. The area spans about 58 square miles in the 29707-zip code and is home to a population of about 28,866.
Single-family homes in the city hold median values of about $420,107, with an average price of $446,343. For a townhouse or condo, you’ll find median values of about $269,500, with an average price of $269,867. The annual median household income in Indian Land is estimated at $84,149.
Homes for Sale in Indian Land
Things to do in Indian Land
For the outdoor enthusiast, Indian Land is home to several trails and parks that offer hiking, biking, or jogging opportunities.
Several parks and trails enhance the community, including Walnut Creek Park, a $2 million recreation and sports facility that spans 60 acres. The park is managed by the Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Department and is home to many recreational leagues and has sports courts and fields, a concession stand, a picnic pavilion, playgrounds, and scenic ponds with fountains.
Because of its convenient location to surrounding cities, including Charlotte, there’s always something nearby for residents of Indian Land to do, including shopping, fine and casual dining, classic fun like movies and bowling, entertainment, nightlife, golf, spas, and more.
The community also features the Carolina Lakes Golf Club.
Education in Indian Land
Students living in Indian Land who attend public schools are governed by the Lancaster County School District, which houses 13 elementary schools, five middle schools, and five high schools within the county.
The county is also home to Carolina Christian Academy, and there are several other private schools, parochial and secular, in surrounding areas.
You or your student won’t have to travel far from home for higher education as there are more than two dozen colleges, universities, trade, and tech schools within 50 miles of the area.
The Climate in Indian Land
This region enjoys a generous amount of sunshine, tracking 218 sunny days, almost two weeks more than the U.S. average of just 205 days. With all that sun comes warm temperatures, hovering at about 89.7 degrees in July for the summer high, with humidity.
The area receives a tad more rain than the national average, measuring just over 43 inches compared to the country’s 38.1 inches. There’s not much snow, however. The national average for snowfall is 27.8 inches, but this region only gets about 2.3 inches. Altogether, there are approximately 104.9 days when the precipitation is measurable.
Low winter temperatures in January drop to just below freezing at 30 degrees.
Transportation in Indian Land
Bus service in Indian Land, South Carolina, is provided by the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), including transport to the Indian Land Park and Ride lot.
The nearest airport is the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, just 20 miles to the north of Indian Land. It’s also within reach of several smaller airports, including Gastonia Municipal Airport (52 minutes away) and Lancaster County Airport (30 minutes).
Indian Land has experienced explosive growth creating new neighborhoods, shopping and dining opportunities. It is located just south of Charlotte making it convenient for residents who want easy access to life’s necessities. All of these factors have made it one of the fastest-growing suburbs of Charlotte.
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