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, Boiling Springs, NC 28017 as the university’s address if you plan to navigate by GPS.
Before planning a visit to the main campus, find out about the local accommodations in the area.
Gardner-Webb’s Charlotte Center is located at 8030 Arrowridge Blvd. and is easily accessible from I-77 and I-485. Learn more about this facility.
Visitor parking is located outside of the Dover Campus Center, 118 Quinn Circle, Boiling Springs.
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