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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Consumer Confidence Report

(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


The kick-off for the Lowell Elementary School "One School, One Book" reading initiative will be held at the school on Monday, March 2 at 1:00 pm.  The public is invited to attend and participate! 

To learn how you can participate, please click on this link: 

"One School, One Book"

Public Meeting Notice

The City of Lowell's Master Planning Committee will hold a meeting on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm.  The meeting will be held at City Hall located

at 101 W. First Street in Lowell. 

The purpose of the meeting will be to review and discuss established goals for the future of the City of Lowell.  The public is encouraged to attend.  Click here for agenda: 


Public Meeting Notice: 

The City of Lowell Planning Board will hold their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at 7:00 pm, in the council chambers at Lowell City Hall located at 101 West First STreet in Lowell.  Click here for Agenda. Planning Board agenda for March 3, 2015

The public is invited to attend.

Click on the following links for updates regarding the Citizens Steering Committee

and Report to City Council: 

Update on Citizens Steering Committee

Steering Committee Report to City Council

The fiscal year (FY), lasts from July 1 through June 30. At the January 12, 2014 City Council meeting, the annual audit for 2014 was presented to, and accepted by, the Council. Click on the following link for 2014 fiscal year audit report. 

Fiscal year 2014 audit report

Announcing the new Lowell Community Museum! 

When Lowell celebrated its 135th anniversary in 2014, an effort was made to collect and catalog pictures, documents and artifacts celebrating this history.  The collection became known as the Lowell Community Museum.  It is kept in the Lowell Community Center. 

The museum is open the third Friday of each month from 10 am until 3 pm and available at other times by appointment. 

click here for a list of 2015 holidays; some City services will be affected:


click here for the first quarterly newsletter of 2015 (Jan., Feb., March)

Newsletter 2015