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Monroe (County Seat)                           Courthouse and charm of Main Street in       keep them close to home. South Piedmont
                                               major motion pictures.                       Community College strengthens the city’s
The city of Monroe is a vibrant and            Monroe continues to grow its industrial      economic and educational future. SPCC has
progressive city that serves as the hub of     base in the Monroe Corporate Center,         a campus on Old Charlotte Highway and
retail, government, culture, and industry in   strategically located adjacent to the        offers numerous degree programs along
Union County.                                  Charlotte-Monroe Executive Airport and       with continuing education, college transfer,
From the large Historic District complete      South Piedmont Community College. The        basic skills, and workforce training.
with stately homes and a newly revitalized     Corporate Center plays home to several       Monroe is also home to Carolinas Medical
downtown, to its industrial core attracting    international and local companies and has    Center-Union, Novant Health Medical Plaza,
businesses from across the globe, to the       room for continued development.              and several medical offices and specialists
ever-growing retail marketplace, Monroe        Monroe is known for its aerospace industry   to provide the highest level of medical care
has something to offer to all.                 cluster. The recent growth of this business  available.
The downtown area is currently in the          segment goes hand in hand with the           Regarding recreation, Monroe is home to
throes of a revitalization plan that has been  growth at airport. The 6,000-square-foot     the Monroe Aquatics and Fitness Center,
spearheaded by city leaders. The plan is       terminal overlooks a runway that has been    a state-of-the-art facility complete with
geared to increase traffic to downtown         recently expanded to 7,000 feet to attract   workout area, basketball courts, indoor
businesses as well as to show off the charm    businesses that will land and store their    swimming pool, and an outdoor water park.
of the tree-lined streets and make the         private jets in Monroe.                      The city of Monroe also operates Monroe
downtown area a destination for families.      Other retail development along U.S. 74       Country Club, a municipal golf course that is
Several activities like live music, antique    includes large national retailers as well    truly a delight to play.
car cruise-ins, outdoor movies to name         as small family-owned businesses. This       Whatever your need or desire, Monroe is
just a few, are held throughout the year.      development has occurred at a steady pace,   your destination.
The downtown, at times, also finds itself      giving residents shopping options that will
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the backdrop of the Historic Union County

Real Property Tax

(per $100) Assessed Value Rate

(Source: Union County Tax Assessor’s Office)
As of July, 2017

Union County			             $0.2684
Countywide Fire			          $0.0104
Countywide EMS			           $0.0263
Special School			           $0.4450
Fairview			                 $0.0200
Hemby Bridge			             $0.0000
Hemby Bridge Fire Tax		     $0.0503
Indian Trail			             $0.1850
Lake Park			                $0.2300
Marshville			               $0.5100
Marvin			                   $0.0500
Mineral Springs			          $0.0250
Mineral Springs Fire Tax		  $0.0567
Monroe			                   $0.5863
Monroe Downtown District	   $0.2190
Stallings			                $0.2150
Stallings Fire Tax			       $0.0503
Unionville			               $0.0200
Waxhaw			                   $0.3600
Waxhaw Fire Tax			          $0.0413	
Weddington			               $0.0520
Wesley Chapel			            $0.0165
Wesley Chapel Fire Tax		    $0.0293
Wingate			                  $0.4300

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