Cities & Towns in Catawba County, NC

Catawba County, county in North Carolina, United States. As of 2020 county had an estimated population of 160,307 inhabitants. The county was created 182 years ago in 1842. Its county seat is Newton.

There are 11 city/town in Catawba County, NC. The largest city of Catawba County is Hickory with a population of 41,473. Other cities include, Newton population 13,224, Saint Stephens population 8,759, Conover population 8,573, Lake Norman of Catawba population 5,075


Hickory, The second-largest city in Catawba County, North Carolina.


Newton, City in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States

Saint Stephens

Saint Stephens, Town in Alabama, USA

Nestled between the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains in western North Carolina, Catawba County provides a mix of charming small towns and thriving economic centers. Some notable cities and towns to explore include:

Hickory, the largest city in Catawba County, serves as a center of industry, retail, and recreation, including furniture manufacturing, shopping centers, and parks. The historic downtown Union Square area offers shops, restaurants, and museums.

Newton, the county seat, offers culture and history as home to the Catawba County Museum of History and scenic downtown area dotted with historic sites like the 1924 Courthouse and Schenck Mansion.

Maiden, one of Catawba County’s oldest towns, celebrates its heritage through Railroad Days and other community events. Antique shops and historic landmarks line Main Avenue.

Quaint small towns like Catawba, Conover, and Claremont retain their early 20th century architecture and hometown feel enriched by annual festivals and community pride.

Offering both economic opportunities and small town living, Catawba County's blend of cities and towns makes it easy to find the right North Carolina mountain town to call home.

All Catawba County Cities (Aphebetical)

List of cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Catawba County.

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City Name Title Population
Brookford Human settlement in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States of America 381
Catawba Human settlement in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States of America 627
Claremont City in North Carolina, United States 1,414
Conover City in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States of America 8,573
Hickory The second-largest city in Catawba County, North Carolina. 41,473
Lake Norman of Catawba Township in Catawba County, North Carolina 5,075
Longview Town in North Carolina, United States 4,871
Maiden Town in North Carolina, USA 3,421
Newton City in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States 13,224
Saint Stephens Town in Alabama, USA 8,759
Sherrills Ford Unincorporated community in Catawba County, North Carolina 1,007

County Cities on Map (11)

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