Links for New Residents


Information on Area schools

Mecklenburg County Public Schools

Union County Public Schools

Listing of Area Private Schools

Driver’s License

If you are new to North Carolina, you have 60 days once you move here to obtain a new driver’s license. Find out more information here..

Local Government Offices

The City of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County

Union County Government

State of North Carolina

Economic Growth in Our Area

Charlotte Regional

Monroe/Union County

Connect Your New Home – Utility Information


Duke Energy | 800.777.9898

ElectriCities (parts of Cornelius and Huntersville) | 704.948.0550

EnergyUnited (parts of Cornelius) | 704.892.0278

Union Power Cooperative (serves part of Union county) | 800.922.6840

Pineville Electric Company | 704.889.2291

City of Monroe | 704.282.4511

Water and Sewer

Mecklenburg County | 311 or 704.336.7600

Union County | 704.296.4210

City of Monroe | 704.282.4511


Piedmont Natural Gas | 800.752.7504

PSNC Energy (Cornelius and Davidson) | 877.776.2427

City of Monroe | 704.282.4511