Getting Here

Camerton 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 ti has to do 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.

Explore all there is to do in


The Floating Goat

Get out and enjoy a paddle on the Southfork! Please be sure to call ahead and schedule your rental.

Goat Island Park

Goat Island Park, in the middle of the South Fork River, is a popular stop for paddlers.

Riverside Park

This park in Cramerton offers 300 feet of South Fork River frontage with river access, a 1-mile paved walking path and a fishing pier.

Cramer Mountain Club

This 18 hole par 72 championship course offers a mountain course feel with extreme elevation changes.




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.