The community of Indian Land begins at the South Carolina state line where Charlotte’s Ballantyne community ends. Indian Land is part of Lancaster County and has outpaced the growth of Charlotte, one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, according to the U.S. Census. While Charlotte grew 43% from 2000 to 2014, the population in Indian Land, just south of Charlotte’s affluent Ballantyne neighborhood, soared 209%, more than tripling in size. The demand for Indian Land is evidenced by the fact that nearly 46% of Lancaster County’s 79,515 residents in 2014 who were born outside of South Carolina.

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Indian Land Schools

Students in Indian Land are served by four public schools in the Lancaster County School District. Those schools include Harrisburg Elementary, Indian Land Elementary, Indian Land Middle School, and Indian Land High School.

Both Indian Land High School and Indian Land Middle School have earned recognition as Red Carpet Schools, recognizing their success in creating family-friendly school environments and excellent overall service.

Harrisburg Elementary School was recognized as a National School of Character for 2017. In August of 2018, Van Wyck Elementary School will open up to serve the southern end of Indian Land and the neighboring town of Van Wyck.

Recreation & Parks in Indian Land

The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation Department offers residents of Indian Land the opportunity to participate in quality recreation and leisure activities that “enhance the mind, body, and spirit of the youthful and adult participant.” They provide youth and adult programs led by trained volunteers, as they strive to provide residents with positive opportunities for enrichment.

Providing space for these programs and leisure activities are the 80 acres of outdoor space that are in the immediate vicinity of Indian Land. In fact, Indian Land residents have access to some 23 parks and 22 golf courses within 10 miles.

Bailes Ridge Nature Trail offers residents a peaceful and natural walking trail that is on 3-acres of land. Those looking for picnic space for gatherings can visit Deputy Roy Hardin. Added benefits of this park are that it also has a separate dog park and two playgrounds.

Indian Land Recreation Center is perfect for those seeking a recreational area that includes a full-size gymnasium and basketball court. Looking for more sports locations? Try the Walnut Creek Park. Sitting on 60-acres of land, this park has fields for softball, soccer, and baseball. It also has tennis courts and a walking trail.

Golfing in the Indian Land Area

With 22 golf courses within 10 miles of Indian Land, you’ll have options when it comes to selecting the perfect course to play.

Located in Indian Land, Carolina Lakes Golf Club is a public course that is suitable for all skill levels. This is a par 72 championship golf course that is surrounded by mature trees and features natural streams and ponds.

Nearby, you’ll find Springfield Golf Club and Fort Mill Golf Club. Both of these golf clubs are private with a membership requirement.

Indian Land Amenities

Indian Land is located just minutes from the heart of Charlotte’s upscale and popular Ballantyne area, which features two large outdoor shopping centers (Blakeney and Stonecrest) including grocery shopping, high-end boutiques, spas, casual and fine dining restaurants, movie theatres, and medical facilities. Ballantyne Village, the world-class Ballantyne Resort & Spa, and the Ballantyne Golf Course are all also easily accessible from Indian Land. Nearby in Indian Land are a large Walmart Super Center and a Lowes Home Improvement Store.

In the immediate Indian Land area, there are over 30 local hotels. The Redstone shopping center which recently opened in March of 2018 is located on the prime intersection of Highway 160 and Highway 521 and is a 310,000 square foot regional retail center that is anchored by a 14-screen movie theater. The center also includes numerous dining options and various services such as a nail salon, dry cleaners, and optometry services.

Indian Land Real Estate

Indian Land is home to a large population of empty nesters and retirees. Sun City Carolina Lakes is home to thousands of homes. Living in this community is like being on an extended vacation. The resort-style amenities include a three-story center called The Lake House, a recreational facility called The Lodge, three pools, tennis courts, and an 18-hole golf course that is open to the public. If you think that’s amazing, you’ll want to check out their woodworking shop, pottery studio, pool tables, and dog park.

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