An upscale suburb located on the southern edge of Matthews, Providence Plantation is one of Charlotte's most popular neighborhoods. Home to heavily wooded housing developments that were established in the late 1980s, Providence Plantation has a number of large-scale homes, a country club, and a number of golf courses. Situated between Highway 51 and Interstate 485, Providence Plantation is just a short drive from Charlotte's thriving metropolis. Providence Plantation is also close to a number of the region's national parks and forests including the Uwharrie National Forest, South Carolina's Sumter National Forest, and the Pisgah National Forest. Surrounded by natural beauty, palatial homes, and lots of great shopping, Providence Plantation has lots to offer residents and guests.