Getting Here

Cramerton is a small town located in the Greater Charlotte area of North Carolina, inside Gaston County nestled along the South Fork River to the south of and in between Belmont and McAdenville. Visitors can access Cramerton and all it has to offer via I-85 off of 26 through Belmont or exit 23 by traveling through McAdenville. Highway 74 also runs just north of town and straight into Charlotte if you are looking for a more scenic route.

Things to Do

Working on the premise of “Pride in our Past and Faith in Our Future,” the Town of Cramerton’s mission is to earn the respect of all our citizens by providing a responsible governing team devoted to promoting a prosperous and vision-oriented future and a safe, fiscally secure and healthy quality of life through the integration of support services, fiscal responsibility and “customer’s first” attitude.


Cramerton was originally named Mayworth after the man that built a spinning mill along the banks of the South Fork of the Catawba Riveri n 1906. In 1922 the name of the mill changed to Cramerton Mills, and the name of the town to Cramerton. In 1923, Cramer built the Mayflower Weave Mill. The Town of Cramerton was incorporated in 1967.

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River Link Greenway



1.25 out and back

River Link Greenway is a relatively flat, asphalt greenway that will take you past streams with great blue herons, turtles and birds before guiding you through a more wooded area where deer are often spotted. Enjoy this .6 mile greenway (1.25 out and back round trip) which is wheelchair and stroller friendly.

Goat Island Greenway



.7 Miles One Way

The Goat Island Greenway is a paved surface trail, including two pedestrian bridges that go over two sections of the South Fork Catawba River.

Riverside Greenway



1.3 Miles One Way

This trail winds along the bank of the South Fork River.