Welcome to Lowell, NC. Located in the southern piedmont of North Carolina in the eastern portion of Gaston County, Lowell is ideally located near such regional attractions as George Poston Park, South Fork River, and the US National Whitewater Center. Lowell also benefits from being in close proximity to Charlotte Douglas International Airport and downtown Charlotte.
With major thoroughfares such as Interstate 85, Highway 74 & Highway 7, running through the city limits, Lowell offers businesses multiple routes to deliver their goods and easy access for their services. These thoroughfares also provide numerous routes for our residents and visitors to move fluidly
throughout our city and the rest of the county.

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(aka "clean water" report)

Take advantage of the wonderful programs provided FREE of charge at the Lowell Branch Library. 

Located at 203 McAdenville Road, open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 10 am to 6 pm

For more information call 704-824-1266 See details for fall programs at this website's "links" page.

The City of Lowell and the Lowell Merchant’s Association invite you to join them for Lowell’s 5th annual Octoberfest this Saturday, October 4th, from 10am-4pm.

The festival will be held on East First Street, between the Police Department and the Fire Department.You will find a variety of food and craft vendors.  Kids activities include several bounces and horse-drawn hay rides. A $2.00 armband includes all these rides, all day!Free stage entertainment will be provided by the Roger Waters Trio between 10 and 12 and the Bobby Ray Bittle Band from 12 to 3. 

 New this year is a one mile fun walk which will take place before the festival.  Registration starts at 8:30 at the City Hall parking lot.  The walk will take place at 9:30.  The registration fee is $10.00.  Ages 10 and under are free but must be accompanied by an adult.  All registered walkers will receive a commemorative medal and will be eligible to win one of 12 door prizes donated by Lowell merchants. Proceeds from this fun walk will be equally divided by the Lowell Elementary PTO, the Lowell Boys and Girls Club and the Lowell Women’s Club. 

Another addition to this year’s Octoberfest is a spectacular fireworks show to be held at dusk at Harold Rankin Park.  Festivities will begin at 6:30pm with entertainment provided by Roger Waters.  The concession stand will be open, offering popcorn, chips and soft drinks.   

Join us for a fun-filled fall day in Lowell, see you Saturday!

Click on the following links for the Octoberfest flyer:

Octoberfest flyer front

Octoberfest flyer back



    Regulations for yard sales were amended by City Council on May 12, 2014.  Click here for list of regulations

NEW yard sale regulations

Lowell Youth Council: 

Please see "links" page for more information regarding the newly formed Lowell Youth Council

See information on the newly formed Citizens Steering Committee by clicking on this link or by going to this website's "links" page: 

Steering Committee