Mallard Creek-Withrow Downs is a residential neighborhood located approximately 14 miles northeast of downtown Charlotte, North Carolina. The area surrounds the intersection of Interstate 85 and Interstate 485. Other major motorways include Beard Road, Mallard Creek Road and North Tryon Street. From Mallard Creek-Withrow Downs, downtown Charlotte averages a 20-minute commute by car. Public bus transportation is also available.

Mallard Creek-Withrow Downs has a wide array of amenities, including  a Trader Joe's grocery store, Coldstone Creamery and Regal Starlight Stadium 14 movie theater. Several churches and public schools are situated within the area. Concord Mills Mall is located at the north end of the neighborhood and has over 200 stores, including apparel outlets, local eateries, fishing pro shops, shoe retailers, electronics stores and coffeehouses. Mallard Creek Park features numerous athletic fields, two picnic shelters and a concession stand. 

The neighborhood is within close driving distance to the Charlotte Motor Speedway and the Great Wolf Lodge, a water park and resort. Concord Regional Airport is also nearby. Furthermore, Mallard Creek-Withrow Downs is near three of Charlotte's finest golf courses: The Tradition Golf Club, Highland Creek Golf Club and the Rocky River Golf Club at Concord.