Location and Direction
Gardner-Webb University is located in the Piedmont section of western North Carolina, one of the most desirable and rapidly developing areas of our nation. Boiling Springs is a small rural town. Nearby Shelby, a city of 22,000, is noted for its support of the arts as the home of state and national leaders. Forty-five miles east of GWU is the thriving city of Charlotte, the largest city in the Carolinas. Less than one half-hour away to the south is the city of Spartanburg, South Carolina, and less than two hours to the west is the city of Asheville, NC, home of a vibrant culture. GWU is easily accessible, located only three miles from US-74 and thirteen miles from I-85. The Blue Ridge Mountains are less than one hour from campus.
The nearest major airports are Charlotte-Douglas International, and Greenville/Spartanburg International in South Carolina.
Please use 110 South Main Street as the university's address if you plan to navigate by GPS. The following links may be useful in finding the university: