Morganton, the county
seat of Burke County, is a 2001 All American City finalist and a
recent winner of the Reader's Digest "Top ten Cities to Raise a
Creek Plantation is just a short ten minutes from historic downtown
Morganton with its people-friendly
atmosphere, inviting specialty shops, manicured landscape and courthouse
square. During the summer months, regularly scheduled outdoor concerts
and literal dancing in the streets make downtown the place to be.
Morganton has four
distinct seasons with annual precipitation of 50 inches, including
an average 8 inches of snow. To serve its 16,000+ population, Morganton
has a modern hospital, an excellent school system and a variety
of cultural activities. It is also home to Western Piedmont Community
College. All of which means Morganton
is not just a place to live, it's a place to experience.