Granite Falls

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Welcome to Granite Falls

Granite Falls is situated in southern Caldwell County, within a short drive from the neighboring town of Hickory. The residential spillover from Hickory to Granite Falls has diversified the town and strengthened its sense of community. Named for the falls and gigantic granite boulders on Gunpowder Creek, Granite Falls is a steady town to settle down in.

Want a glimpse of Granite Falls? Let’s take a closer look at everything this western North Carolina town has to offer.

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At a Glance

Getting Around

Major roads: US Highways 40 and 321
Charlotte Douglas International Airport: 1 hour
Hickory: 15 minutes
Asheville: 1 hour, 15 minutes


Population: 4,628
Zip Codes: 28630
County: Caldwell
Median Home Value: $164,595

Spotlights of Granite Falls

Plenty of Open Land

Whether you’re seeking waterfront property for weekend getaways or a private tract of land for hunting, you'll have acres of opportunity to seize in Granite Falls. And the best part about all the land available in Granite Falls—it’s yours to repurpose for your innermost desires.

Small-Town Lifestyle

As Granite Falls native Eric Church once sang, Granite Falls embodies everything you imagine when you dream of small-town living—an established Main Street, Friday night lights at the local high school, and lots of sweet memories made with those around you.

Time-Honored History

More than 200 years of Granite Falls’ history can be found in Etched in Granite, a 392-page indexed history book of the Town of Granite Falls. The book vastly covers the town’s development over time, highlighting how Granite Falls has grown from its origin as an industrial town.

Granite Falls Attractions

What You'll LOVE in Granite Falls

Granite Falls is a place where time slows down, and its residents can do the same. Both a wide-open space to explore and a sanctuary to sit back and relax, Granite Falls is an ideal spot for adventure seekers and homebodies alike.

Lakeside Park

In 2006, the Town of Granite Falls purchased 72 acres of land and developed Lakeside Park on picturesque Lake Rhodhiss. Walking, hiking, and mountain biking trails weave through the park with enviable waterfront views. The park features three fishing decks strategically located to ensure you’ll never leave the park without reeling one in!

Bringing back antiques

What once was old always becomes new again in Granite Falls—the second oldest home in Caldwell County was transformed into what is now the Granite Falls History and Transportation Museum. Granite Falls is also home to the world’s largest collection of soda pop memorabilia.

Shopping & dining

In addition to an iconic slab of granite rock and town clock, downtown Granite Falls is brimming with locally owned shops. Experience southern hospitality to the fullest extent when shopping in Granite Falls—here, you’ll discover friendly faces and a variety of homemade goods, including antiques and collectibles, art pieces, and homebrew supplies.

Intrigued by Granite Falls?

Granite Falls is the perfect place to put down roots, and we would love to help you get settled here on your very own plot of land. Get in touch with Carolina Timber and Land to learn more about the area. We are eager to show you the endless opportunities here.

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