Charlotte Neighborhoods FAQ City: How Did Charlotte Neighborhoods Get Their Names? By Nick de la Canal • Sep 11, 2018 Nick de la Canal / WFAE Listen Listening... / 11:27 Here's a question that comes to us from WFAE listener Summer Cook. She wrote to FAQ City wondering where all of Charlotte's neighborhood names came from. For example, who is Elizabeth? Or Cherry? What about Dilworth? A Charlotte Neighborhood Rediscovers Its Name By Nick de la Canal • Sep 4, 2018 Nick de la Canal / WFAE When Drew Thrasher purchased his modest south Charlotte home in 2003, he thought he was moving into the Fairmeadows neighborhood.