Marvin is one of the fastest growing communities in North Carolina. Marvin only covers approximately 6 square miles and is centrally located and easily accessible to major employment centers within Center City Charlotte, Ballantyne and South Charlotte. Current tax rate is $.05 per $100 valuation, which is aligned with Union County’s rate of $.7614 per $100 valuation. This town has been named the best town in North Carolina to live in for two consecutive year and has the highest median income in the state
Enjoy a 27-acre park featuring a playground, a barn shelter, 1 mile of meandering trails and a community garden with planned community events such as: Movie Nights, Annual National Night Out and an annual Holiday Tree Lighting. There is so much growth happening in Marvin. Marvin is in the process of developing a 4-mile paved trail along Marvin School, New Town, Marvin and Joe Kerr roads. Marvin is in the process of continuing to develop a Village-wide greenway system.
Marvin has three top performing high schools in the state:
- Cuthbertson H.S. named as North Carolina Honor School of Excellence for three years in a row and was named a UCPS International School for the third year in a row.
- Marvin Ridge H.S. selected by Charlotte Magazine as the top performing public high school in the region, is a International Baccalaureate School with an outstanding 3-A division Athletic Program that won the state Wells Fargo Cup for the 7th year in a row.