Residents say the location is one of the many reasons they love Caldwell County. Caldwell County is a 20-minute drive northwest from Hickory, 1 hour and 30 minutes from downtown Charlotte and five hours from the coast. Interstate Highway 40, US Highways 64 and 321, and the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway keep Caldwell County vitally connected. An entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway is a 40-minute drive from Lenoir. Other metro areas within 100 miles include Asheville and Winston-Salem, NC, Greenville and Spartanburg, SC, and Johnson City, Kingsport and Bristol, TN.

From Caldwell To
 Distance Time
Asheville 73 miles 1 hour, 30 minutes
Boone 28 miles 45 minutes
Charlotte 75 miles 1 hour, 30 minutes
Greensboro 118 miles 2 hours
Raleigh 196 miles 3 hours, 22 minutes
Wilmington 324 miles 5 hours, 24 minutes


Helpful Maps

Use the links below to download maps about Caldwell County. You must have the free Adobe Reader to view these maps.

Where to Stay
Where to Camp
Interstate/Road Map
How to get to the Wilson Creek Visitor Center
• Downtown Lenoir Parking Map
Map to Downtown Lenoir
Visitor Information Center US 321


Need a Caldwell County Map?

Visit the Caldwell County Chamber of Commerce, 1909 Hickory Blvd., SE, Lenoir, NC 28645.