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Living in First Ward Charlotte

First Ward is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Charlotte with 2,505 residents.

First Ward has excellent public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Second Ward, Fourth Ward, Belmont, Lockwood, Cherry, Optimist Park and Third Ward.

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Walk Score of First Ward, Charlotte, NC

First Ward is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of Dixie's Tavern in First Ward, Charlotte

Dixie's Tavern

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Bar Charlotte

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in First Ward Charlotte.

First Ward is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Charlotte with a Walk Score of 82.

Find apartments in Charlotte's most walkable neighborhoods: Fourth Ward, First Ward and Second Ward.

First Ward Charlotte Apartments for Rent

First Ward Neighborhood Ranking

Compare First Ward to other Charlotte neighborhoods.

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Population

1 Fourth Ward 86 76 55 4,964
2 First Ward 82 79 56 2,505
3 Second Ward 80 83 60 1,462
4 Dilworth 76 47 56 6,320

Moving to Charlotte from another city?

thumbnail for Seventh Street Station Parking GarageThe Seventh Street Station is a convenient place to park when visiting Uptown Charlotte. It is located in the #FirstWard and embodies the fun loving attitude of the neighborhood. Be sure to tap on the colored panels on the outside of the building to hear the music!

Mary DeGeorge
on Seventh Street Station Parking Garage

Transit Score of First Ward, Charlotte, NC

First Ward has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find First Ward Charlotte apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

First Ward has excellent public transportation and about 19 bus and 1 rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from First Ward on public transit.

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Photo of Dixie's Tavern in First Ward, Charlotte

Dixie's Tavern

Photo of Bar Charlotte in First Ward, Charlotte

Bar Charlotte

Photo of Imaginon Branch Library in First Ward, Charlotte

Imaginon Branch Library

Bike Score of First Ward, Charlotte, NC

First Ward is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Imaginon Branch Library in First Ward, Charlotte

Imaginon Branch Library

Photo of Time Warner Cable Arena in First Ward, Charlotte

Time Warner Cable Arena

Photo of Seventh Street Public Market in First Ward, Charlotte

Seventh Street Public Market

Photo of First Ward Elementary School in First Ward, Charlotte

First Ward Elementary School

Photo of 401 N Myers St in First Ward, Charlotte

401 N Myers St

Photo of Glass Park in First Ward, Charlotte

Glass Park

thumbnail for Levine Museum of The New SouthLevine Museum of the New South is located in the Heart of Charlotte, NC in the #FirstWard. It is an interactive history museum that provides the nation with the most comprehensive interpretation of post-Civil War southern society featuring men, women and children, black and white, rich and poor, long-time residents and newcomers who have shaped the South since the Civil War.

Mary DeGeorge
on Levine Museum of The New South

Photo of Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in First Ward, Charlotte

Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

Photo of Villa Francesca Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria in First Ward, Charlotte

Villa Francesca Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

Photo of North McDowell in First Ward, Charlotte

North McDowell

Photo of Small Sitting Area in First Ward, Charlotte

Small Sitting Area

thumbnail for Hyatt house Charlotte/Center CityHyatt House Hotel in #FirstWard is a convenient place to stay after attending an event at the Time Warner Cable Arena as it is adjacent to the stadium.

Mary DeGeorge
on Hyatt house Charlotte/Center City

thumbnail for Dixie's TavernDixie's Tavern in #FirstWard Charlotte, NC is a great place to get some delicious bar food before hitting other bars or to end the evening hanging out with your best pals. It is conveniently located across from the Seventh Street Station where you can catch the train or park in the deck.

Mary DeGeorge
on Dixie's Tavern

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