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Paw Creek
Neighborhood / Township
"Tank Town"
Country  United States
State  North Carolina
County Mecklenburg County, North Carolina seal.png Mecklenburg County
234 m (768 ft)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
ZIP code
28130, 28214
Area code(s) 704, 980
GNIS feature ID 991951

Paw Creek is primarily considered to be a community and neighborhood in the norhtwestern part of Mecklenburg County in North Carolina. It is generally defined geographically by the original boundaries of Paw Creek Township. Most of Paw Creek is within the city limits of Charlotte but the areas that have not yet been annexed are also recognized as a Township of North Carolina.


The Paw Creek community derives its name from the small creek bearing the same name.

Also located in the area was the Thrift community, which was centered at Old Mount Holly Road and Freedom Drive. The community was listed on state maps up to the 1980s, when the area was annexed into Charlotte.


Paw Creek is served by a branch of the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. The library is located on Hoyt Galvin Way, near the intersection of Brookshire Boulevard and Rozzelles Ferry Road.

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