North Carolina Highway 218
|Maintained by NCDOT|
|Length:||31.6 mi (50.9 km)|
|Existed:||1935 – present|
|West end:||NC 51 in Mint Hill|
| I‑485 in Mint Hill
US 601 in Unionville
|East end:||US 74 in Polkton|
|Counties:||Mecklenburg, Union, Anson|
NC 218 traverses 31.6 miles (50.9 km); starting in Mint Hill, it goes through northern Union County, then ends in Polkton. The entire route is a two-lane rural highway and is a significant truck route. It also has seasonal beach bound traffic. Residential communities in Union County and a few near 485 in Mecklenburg County Mecklenburg County contribute the majority of the daily commuter traffic.Mecklenburg County
Established as a new primary routing in 1935, it connected the towns of Mint Hill and Polkton. In the early 1940s, it was extended in Polkton when US 74 was rerouted further south from town. In the 1960s, NC 218 was moved onto a new extension of Williams Street in Polkton, leaving Old U.S. 74.
|Mecklenburg||Mint Hill||0||NC 51 (Matthews-Mint Hill Road) – Matthews||NC 218 begins|
|1||I‑485 – Concord, Matthews|
|Union||Fairview||7.5||US 601 (Concord Highway) – Monroe, Concord|
|14||NC 200 (Morgan Mill Road) – Monroe, Stanfield, Locust|
|New Salem||18||NC 205 – Marshville, Oakboro|
|Anson||Polkton||31.6||US 74 – Monroe, Charlotte, Wadesboro, Wilmington||NC 218 ends|
|1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to North Carolina Highway 218.|
- "NCRoads.com: N.C. 218". Retrieved 2011-06-26.
- Google Inc. "North Carolina Highway 218". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=Fairview+Rd%2FWilgrove-Mint+Hill+Rd&daddr=Williams+St&hl=en&ll=35.065411,-80.376663&spn=0.458042,0.891953&sll=34.999734,-80.203242&sspn=0.028651,0.055747&geocode=FZ7OGAIdyGox-w%3BFWEZFgIdajM4-w&mra=dme&mrsp=1&sz=15&z=11. Retrieved 2011-06-26.