Indian Trail Homes

Indian Trail is a vibrant and diverse town that is only sixteen miles southeast of Charlotte, North Carolina. Located in Union County, the town was named in honor of the Native American path that went through this area from Petersburg to the Waxhaw Indians. Founded in 1861, Indian Trail was an agricultural community that gained prosperity in 1874 with the construction of the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad and became an official town in 1907.

Recently, the city has witnessed rapid growth and has a population of approximately 33,518 residents. The Indian Trail area is connected to the 28079 zip code. The Indian Trail/28079 zip code area includes Hemby Bridge, Stallings, and Lake Park. Indian Trail has been ranked as one of America’s Top 50 Small Cities To Live In. ranks Indian Trail as the #14 best Charlotte metro area suburb and #30, state-wide. Neighboring Stallings has been ranked as the #16 best Charlotte metro area suburb and #33, state-wide.

Indian Trail Schools

Schools that serve the students of Indian Trail include Poplin Elementary SchoolIndian Trail Elementary SchoolHemby Bridge Elementary SchoolSun Valley Elementary SchoolShiloh Elementary SchoolStallings Elementary School, and Porter Elementary School. Middle schools include Sun Valley and Porter Ridge. High school students attend Sun Valley High School or Porter Ridge High School. has ranked Porter Ridge Middle School as one of greater Charlotte area’s top 20 public middle schools. Poplin Elementary School has been ranked #8 best public elementary school in Union County. Socrates Academy, a Charter School, has been rated by as the #10 best public middle school in the Charlotte region.

Parks & Recreation in Indian Trail

Indian Trail is home to three beautiful parks. Residents enjoy visiting Chestnut Square, Crooked Creek, and Crossing Paths Park.

Chestnut Square has a soccer field, tennis court, volleyball court, and a walking track. Crooked Creek Park offers similar recreational activities and is an excellent place to bring pets or have a cookout.

Crossing Paths Park was built in 2011 and is located conveniently near downtown. This park hosts music festivals, movie nights, and community events that the entire household can enjoy.

Indian Trail Weather

Temperatures hover between 70 and 90 degrees during the summer months and dip down between 32 and 56 degrees during the winter. Average precipitation is around 45 inches per year, which is slightly higher than the national average of 39 inches. Snowfall is limited to 3 inches per year, as most of the winter days remain above freezing. Ultimately, this mild weather makes Indian Trails a great place to live as you do not have to worry about brutally cold winters or scorching heat in the summer.

Indian Trail Events

Indian Trail events include an Annual Pottery Sale; Community Pride Week; a Cultural Arts Festival; It’s A Wonderful Life Christmas Celebration; Sunset Series Movies & Concert Nights; Halloween Trunk or Trick; and the July 4th Parade. Lots of civic groups get involved within Indian Trail, as well, including Boy Scout, Cub Scout and Girl Scout troops, Lions and Rotary Clubs, and a VFW Post.

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Indian Trail encompasses nearly 20 square miles and has 15 square miles of an additional planning area. Family Circle magazine named Indian Trail as one of the top ten family-friendly towns in the nation, as it offers plenty of fun-filled activities and is an all-around great place to live.

Your real estate agent is the best source of information about the local community and real estate topics. Give Nina Hollander a call today at 704-779-0813 to learn more about local areas, discuss selling a house, or tour available homes for sale in the Indian Trail area. She’s been opening doors for Indian Trail home buyers and sellers for 22+ years.