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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 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 Seventh Street Station Parking Garage in First Ward, Charlotte

Seventh Street Station Parking Garage

Photo of Levine Museum of The New South in First Ward, Charlotte

Levine Museum of The New South

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 - 60 4,964
2 First Ward 82 - 63 2,505
3 Second Ward 80 - 72 1,462
4 Dilworth 76 - 75 6,320

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 201 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in First Ward.

People in First Ward can walk to an average of 6 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Dixie's Tavern in First Ward, Charlotte

Dixie's Tavern

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Re: Public

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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

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Photo of Seventh Street Station Parking Garage in First Ward, Charlotte

Seventh Street Station Parking Garage

Photo of Levine Museum of The New South in First Ward, Charlotte

Levine Museum of The New South

Photo of Hyatt house Charlotte/Center City in First Ward, Charlotte

Hyatt house Charlotte/Center City

Bike Score of First Ward, Charlotte, NC

First Ward is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Bike sharing is available from Charlott B-cycle.

Photo of Hyatt house Charlotte/Center City in First Ward, Charlotte

Hyatt house Charlotte/Center City

Photo of Bar Charlotte in First Ward, Charlotte

Bar Charlotte

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

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First Ward Elementary School

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 Malabar in First Ward, Charlotte

Malabar

Photo of 401 N Myers St in First Ward, Charlotte

401 N Myers St

Photo of Glass Park in First Ward, Charlotte

Glass Park

Photo of Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in First Ward, Charlotte

Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

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

Photo of Southside Market in First Ward, Charlotte

Southside Market

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

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Small Sitting Area

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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