The City of Locust is more than 150 years old and just a 15-minute drive from Albemarle, N.C. This community, which was once a crossway for livestock, has plenty of family-friendly homes for rent that are surrounded by an area that comes with growth and opportunity.
What to Know While Renting in Locust
The Stanly County Schools district provides students with excellent educations, and encourages parents to play an active role in their children's learning.
At the Locust Town Center, your family will enjoy a wonderful shopping district along with an abundance of fine dining establishments. Additionally, there are medical offices and other facilities in the center.
The Locust Branch of the Stanly County Public Library system is located at 186 Ray Kennedy Drive, and open from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.
You can pay your sewer bill with the City of Locust online using a credit or debit card. New residents just have to create an account first.
Stay up to date with different events and local business promotions by regularly checking in with the Stanly County Chamber of Commerce.
What to Do When Renting in Locust
Locust has winter and spring sports teams available for both children and adults to sign up for. Or, you may want to spend your time visiting one of the area's many interesting attractions, such as the Locust Historical Society Museum. Stop in at Bloomin' Cakes Bakery for a sweet treat anytime - the staff will be happy to help you make any event one that no one forgets!