Established in 1879, Matthews is now 17 square miles with over 30,000 residents. Offering small town living with big city amenities, Matthews is located between Charlotte and Union County. It is one of the most desired locations in the region know for its recreational activities, highly ranked school district, and annual festivals. The city began with a history of cotton farms and the railroad and now thrives as a great place to live, work, and play. Matthews includes restaurants, shopping, cultural and recreational activities, and a vibrant historical downtown district. This city is a special place to live and Matthews Square is excited to be in the neighborhood.