Waxhaw is located 20 minutes south of Charlotte in the southwest corner of Union County. Located in the historic region known as the Waxhaws, Waxhaw was named after the indigenous Native American tribe that lived there prior to settlement. Well known for its larger lots and plentiful green space, Waxhaw provides a serene, rural setting with the convenience of metropolitan facilities, including some of the top rated schools. The Waxhaw Historic District has become known for its diverse selection of restaurants and architecturally significant homes that give the neighborhood its rich history. Waxhaw’s location in Union county makes this neighborhood a great value for homebuyers with lower taxes; residents are able to get more for their money. With 5,900 new single family homes either planned or under construction, Waxhaw is ready for you!