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Waxhaw: According to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 11.54 square
miles. Waxhaw is located north of Lancaster, South Carolina and lies
about twelve miles south of the Charlotte city limit.
Waxhaw is located in the historic region called the Waxhaws and named
after the indigenous Native American tribe that lived there prior to
colonial settlement. Waxhaw is in the Piedmont region of North Carolina,
which is a wooded area with rolling hills. This region is where gold
was first discovered in the United States. The Howie Gold Mine is not
far from the city limits.
Waxhaw has evolved as an antique and fine dining center. Its Small
Town Main Street has dozens of specialty shops and dining restaurants.
The Waxhaw Historic District is on the National Register of Historic
Places. It includes retail businesses as well as architecturally significant
houses near the center of town. Also listed is the Pleasant Grove Camp