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Area Utilities


Duke Energy provides electric power for the area in Shelby and Kings Mountain. If you are not currently a Duke Power customer, then you may need to pay a refundable deposit depending on your credit score when you establish service (maximum of $250). Duke will refund your deposit after 12 months if you pay your bills on time. You may also have an individual who already has Duke Energy service to be a guarantor for your new account in order to waive the required deposit. Call Duke Energy for more information.

To sign up for service online, visit Duke Energy's website or call them toll free at 1-800-777-9898 Monday through Saturday.

Rutherford Electric

Rutherford Electric provides power in the Gastonia area. They are located at 2690 Bessemer City Rd, Gastonia, NC 28052. To sign up for service call (704) 629-6226.


Cleveland County Water provides water and sewer service in the Shelby and Kings Mountain area . Their initial deposit is $110. They will credit this back on your final water bill when you move and/or mail you a check. To establish water service, call 704-538-9033. You will need to take a copy of your rental agreement or a receipt showing you have paid first month's rent to turn on water.

To turn on your water, you will need to visit the main office at 435 Casar-Lawndale Road in Lawndale NC. For a Google map, click here. For driving directions from Suburban Acres, click here.

Aqua Water

Aqua Water is the water provider for our Kensington Park in Gastonia. To set up service contact them at 4163 Sinclair St, Denver, NC 28037. Phone: (704) 483-8126.

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