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Encyclopedia > Charlotte metropolitan area
Counties most commonly associated with the Charlote Metro area are in dark red, counties often included are light red, and counties sometimes included are in orange. The NC/SC state line is shown in yellow.
Counties most commonly associated with the Charlote Metro area are in dark red, counties often included are light red, and counties sometimes included are in orange. The NC/SC state line is shown in yellow.

The Charlotte metropolitan area (sometimes known as Metrolina, Metro Charlotte, or Charlotte USA) is a metropolitan area/region of North and South Carolina within and surrounding the city of Charlotte. Located in the Piedmont of the Southeastern United States, the Charlotte metropolitan area is well-known for its auto racing history (especially NASCAR) and is one of the largest banking and financial hubs in the nation. It is also the Carolinas' largest manufacturing region[1]. Image File history File links Metrolinamap. ... Image File history File links Metrolinamap. ... Metropolitan area in Western Tokyo as seen from Tokyo Tower A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large city and its adjacent zone of influence, or of several neighboring cities or towns and adjoining areas, with one or more large cities serving as its hub or... Look up Region in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35... The Carolinas is a collective term used in the United States to refer to the States of North and South Carolina together. ... Nickname: The Queen City, Hornets Nest Location in Mecklenburg County in the state of North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Mecklenburg County, North Carolina  - Mayor Pat McCrory, (R) Area    - City 629. ... Piedmont (Italian: Piemonte) is a region of northwestern Italy. ... Regional definitions vary from source to source. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is now the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ...


The Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) is defined as five counties in North Carolina and one county in South Carolina. The population of the MSA was at 1,405,173 in the 2000 US Census; 2005 estimates place the population at 1,521,278. At present, the metro area is the 36th largest in the U.S and the city of Charlotte is the 18th largest city in the U.S.[2] Nickname: The Queen City, Hornets Nest Location in Mecklenburg County in the state of North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Mecklenburg County, North Carolina  - Mayor Pat McCrory, (R) Area    - City 629. ... This articles section called Trivia does not cite its references or sources. ... Concord is a city located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, a suburb of Charlotte. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... There are two official definitions of metropolitan area used today in the United States, metropolitan statistical areas, and combined statistical areas, the former restrictive, the latter more extensive. ...


The Charlotte-Gastonia-Salisbury Combined Statistical Area (CSA)[3] is a regional population area including parts of North Carolina and South Carolina with a 2005 population of 2,120,745[4]. The aforementioned MSA is the only metropolitan area (as defined since 2003) included in the CSA, but there are seven included micropolitan areas: Albemarle, Lincolnton, Salisbury, Shelby and Statesville-Mooresville in North Carolina and Lancaster and Chester in South Carolina. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... United States micropolitan areas, as defined by the Census Bureau and the Office of Management and Budget, are urban areas in the United States based around a core city or town with a population of 10,000 to 49,999. ... The old train depot, now used as a farmers market, in Albemarle. ... Lincolnton is a city located in Lincoln County, North Carolina. ... Image:Dtsalisbury1. ... Shelby is a city in Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1788 Seat Statesville Area  - Total  - Water 1,546 km² (597 mi²) 56 km² (21 mi²) 3. ... Lancaster is a city located in Lancaster County, South Carolina. ... Chester is a city located in Chester County, South Carolina. ...

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Nicknames and regional identity

The regional area around the city was (at one time) called Metrolina, a term which has fallen out of widespread general use, though the state's Department of Transportation still uses the term. The term does retain a marketing value, and is thus also used by many businesses in the area. Metrolina refers to the region that includes the cities of: Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia and Rock Hill, South Carolina. Concord is a city located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, a suburb of Charlotte. ... This articles section called Trivia does not cite its references or sources. ... Rock Hill is the largest city in York County, South Carolina and a satellite city of Charlotte, North Carolina. ...


The name Metrolina came into fashion when North Carolina's other two large metropolitan areas took on nicknames— the Triangle for Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill and the Triad for Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point. The Triad now goes by the name Piedmont Triad to distinguish it from other tri-cities. The Research Triangle, commonly referred to as the Triangle, is a region in the piedmont of North Carolina in the United States, anchored by the cities of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill and the major research universities of North Carolina State University, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina... Nickname: City of Oaks Motto: You Can See the Whole State from Here Map of Wake County, North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina County Wake County Founded 1792  - Mayor Charles Meeker (D) Area    - City 299. ... Durham skyline Nickname: City of Medicine Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: The Southern Part of Heaven Location in North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Orange, Durham, and Chatham Founded 1793 Mayor Kevin C. Foy Area    - City 51. ... Major roads and cities in the Piedmont Triad area. ... Downtown Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina (IPA: ), is the largest city in and county seat of Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Nickname: Twin City, Camel City Motto: Youre Something Special in Winston-Salem Location in North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Forsyth County Founded Incorporated 1766 (Salem) 1849 (Winston) 1913 Mayor Allen Joines (D) Area    - City 283. ... Nickname: Furniture and Hosiery Capital of the World Location in Guilford County and the state of North Carolina Country United States State North Carolina Counties Guilford, Randolph, Davidson, Forsyth Mayor Rebecca Smothers Area    - City 95. ... Major roads and cities in the Piedmont Triad area. ... Tri-Cities is an appellation used to refer to several municipal areas in the United States, each of which consists mainly of three small cities of approximately the same size and regional importance. ...


The term Charlotte USA is sometimes also used as the Metro's name, though again in more official and professional circles than in general public usage. The term is championed by the Charlotte Regional Partnership, a non-profit organization made up of both private- and public-sector members from throughout the Charlotte metropolitan area [5].


Region J of the North Carolina Councils of Government, of which a majority of the Charlotte area municipalities and counties belong, uses the term Centralina in its body's name, Centralina Council of Governments. This term, however, is sparingly used among locals. The North Carolina Councils of Government are voluntary associations of county and municipal governments, established by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1972. ... The Centralina Council of Governments is one of the 17 regional North Carolina Councils of Governments (Region F) established by the North Carolina General Assembly for the purpose of regional planning and administration. ...


Area

Counties

Official metropolitan area (Census Bureau definition for CSA) The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ...

Sometimes included Mecklenburg County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Gaston County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Anson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... For the Spanish financier, see François Cabarrus. ... Cleveland County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1788 Seat Statesville Area  - Total  - Water 1,546 km² (597 mi²) 56 km² (21 mi²) 3. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Rowan County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Stanly County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Chester County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Lancaster County, South Carolina - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... York County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ...

Metro Area components include the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord MSA (Anson, Cabarrus, Gaston, Mecklenburg, Union & York Counties), along with the following micropolitan areas: Albemarle, Chester, Lancaster, Lincolnton, Salisbury, Shelby, and Statesville-Mooresville. The Combined Statistical Area includes all of those entities. Charlotte USA includes all the CSA counties along with Alexander and Catawba counties of North Carolina. Alexander County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Catawba County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into United States micropolitan area. ...

Primary cities

Nickname: The Queen City, Hornets Nest Location in Mecklenburg County in the state of North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Mecklenburg County, North Carolina  - Mayor Pat McCrory, (R) Area    - City 629. ... Concord is a city located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, a suburb of Charlotte. ... This articles section called Trivia does not cite its references or sources. ... Rock Hill is the largest city in York County, South Carolina and a satellite city of Charlotte, North Carolina. ... Image:Dtsalisbury1. ...

Suburban towns and cities over 10,000 in population

(including county and 2005 census bureau population estimates)

The old train depot, now used as a farmers market, in Albemarle. ... Cornelius is a town located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. ... Huntersville is a town located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. ... Indian Trail is a town located in Union County, North Carolina. ... The Kannapolis logo contains a Colonial Williamsburg architectural style cupola. ... Kings Mountain is a city located in North Carolina. ... Lincolnton is a city located in Lincoln County, North Carolina. ... Matthews is a town located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina and a suburb of the city of Charlotte. ... Mint Hill is a town located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. ... Monroe is a city in Union County, North Carolina, United States. ... Mooresville is a town in Iredell County, North Carolina, U.S.A. The population was 18,823 at the 2000 census. ... Shelby is a city in Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States. ... Statesville is a city in Iredell County, North Carolina, United States. ...

Suburban towns and cities under 10,000 in population

(Including county and 2004 Census Bureau population estimates)

Ansonville is a town located in Anson County, North Carolina. ... Badin is a town located in Stanly County, North Carolina. ... Belmont is a city located in Gaston County, North Carolina. ... Belwood is a town located in Cleveland County, North Carolina. ... Bessemer City is a city located in Gaston County, North Carolina. ... Boiling Springs is a town located in Cleveland County, North Carolina. ... Chester is a city located in Chester County, South Carolina. ... China Grove is a town located in Rowan County, North Carolina. ... Cherryville is a city located in Gaston County, North Carolina. ... Cleveland is a town located in Rowan County, North Carolina. ... Clover is a town located in York County, South Carolina. ... Cramerton is a town located in Gaston County, North Carolina. ... Dallas is a town located in Gaston County, North Carolina. ... Davidson is a town in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, bordering Iredell County and Cabarrus County. ... Earl is a town located in Cleveland County, North Carolina. ... East Spencer is a town located in Rowan County, North Carolina. ... Fairview is a census-designated place located in Buncombe County, North Carolina. ... Faith is a town located in Rowan County, North Carolina. ... Fallston is a town located in Cleveland County, North Carolina. ... Fort Lawn is a town located in Chester County, South Carolina. ... Fort Mill is a town located in York County, South Carolina and a suburb of the city of Charlotte, North Carolina. ... Granite Quarry is a town located in Rowan County, North Carolina. ... Great Falls is a town located in Chester County, South Carolina. ... Grover is a town located in Cleveland County, North Carolina. ... Harmony is a town located in Iredell County, North Carolina. ... Harrisburg, a northeastern suburb of Charlotte, is a town located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. ... Heath Springs is a town located in Lancaster County, South Carolina. ... Hemby Bridge is a town located in Union County, North Carolina. ... Hickory Grove is a town located in York County, South Carolina. ... High Shoals is a town located in Gaston County, North Carolina. ... Kershaw is a town located in Lancaster County, South Carolina. ... Kingstown is a town located in Cleveland County, North Carolina. ... Lake Park is a village located in Union County, North Carolina. ... Lancaster is a city located in Lancaster County, South Carolina. ... Landis is a town located in Rowan County, North Carolina. ... Lattimore is a town located in Cleveland County, North Carolina. ... Lawndale is a town located in Cleveland County, North Carolina. ... Lilesville is a town located in Anson County, North Carolina. ... Locust is a city located in Stanly County, North Carolina. ... Love Valley is a town located in Iredell County, North Carolina. ... Lowell is a city located in Gaston County, North Carolina. ... Lowrys is a town located in Chester County, South Carolina. ... Marshville is a town located in Union County, North Carolina. ... Marvin is a village in Union County, North Carolina, United States. ... McAdenville is a town located in Gaston County, North Carolina. ... McConnells is a town located in York County, South Carolina. ... McFarlan is a town located in Anson County, North Carolina. ... Mineral Springs is a town located in Union County, North Carolina. ... Misenheimer, North Carolina, is an unincorporated college town in the Southern piedmont region of North Carolina, near the city of Richfield. ... Mooresboro is a town located in Cleveland County, North Carolina. ... Morven is a town located in Anson County, North Carolina. ... Mount Holly is a city in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States. ... Mount Pleasant is a town located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. ... New London is a town located in Stanly County, North Carolina. ... Norwood is a town in Stanly County, North Carolina, United States. ... Oakboro is a town located in Stanly County, North Carolina. ... Patterson Springs is a town located in Cleveland County, North Carolina. ... Peachland is a town located in Anson County, North Carolina. ... Pineville is a town in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina located between Charlotte and York County, South Carolina. ... Polkton is a town located in Anson County, North Carolina. ... Polkville is a city located in Cleveland County, North Carolina. ... Ranlo is a town located in Gaston County, North Carolina. ... Richburg is a town located in Chester County, South Carolina. ... Richfield is a town located in Stanly County, North Carolina. ... Rockwell is a town located in Rowan County, North Carolina. ... Sharon is a town located in York County, South Carolina. ... Smyrna is a town located in South Carolina. ... Spencer is a town located in Rowan County, North Carolina, United States. ... Spencer Mountain is a town located in Gaston County, North Carolina. ... Stallings is a town located in Union County, North Carolina. ... Stanfield is a town located in Stanly County, North Carolina. ... Stanley is a town in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States. ... Tega Cay is a city located in York County, South Carolina. ... Troutman is a town located in Iredell County, North Carolina. ... Unionville is a town located in Union County, North Carolina. ... Waco is a town located in Cleveland County, North Carolina. ... Wadesboro is a town located in Anson County, North Carolina. ... Downtown Waxhaw Waxhaw is a town located in Union County, North Carolina. ... Weddington is a prosperous town located in Union County, North Carolina. ... Wesley Chapel is a village located in Union County, North Carolina. ... Wingate is a town located in Union County, North Carolina. ... York is a city located in York County, South Carolina. ...

Unincorporated communities

(2000 census figures)

Boger City is a census-designated place located in Lincoln County, North Carolina. ... Elgin is the name of some places in the U.S. state of South Carolina: Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina Elgin, Lancaster County, South Carolina This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Enochville is a census-designated place located in Rowan County, North Carolina. ... Eureka Mill is a census-designated place located in Chester County, South Carolina. ... Gayle Mill is a census-designated place located in Chester County, South Carolina. ... India Hook is a census-designated place located in York County, South Carolina. ... JAARS is a census-designated place located in Union County, North Carolina. ... Lake Wylie is a census-designated place located in York County, South Carolina. ... Lancaster Mill is a census-designated place located in Lancaster County, South Carolina. ... Lesslie is a census-designated place located in York County, South Carolina. ... Light Oak is a census-designated place located in Cleveland County, North Carolina. ... Lowesville is a census-designated place located in Lincoln County, North Carolina. ... Newport is a census-designated place located in York County, South Carolina. ... Riverview is a census-designated place located in York County, South Carolina. ... South Gastonia is a census-designated place located in Gaston County, North Carolina. ... Westport is a census-designated place located in Lincoln County, North Carolina. ...

Transportation

Mass Transit

The Charlotte Area Transit System, or CATS, is the local public transit agency that operates bus service that serves Charlotte and its immediate suburban communities in both North and South Carolina. CATS is also constructing a light rail and commuter rail network as a supplement to its established bus transit throughout the region. Plans are for it to stretch initially to Mooresville, Pineville, Matthews, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Charlotte/Douglas International Airport. Service is scheduled to begin operation in 2007. The Charlotte Area Transit System, commonly referred to as CATS, is the public transit system in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... This article is about light rail systems in general. ... A Connex commuter train stands by the platform in Melbourne, Australia Regional rail systems, or commuter rail systems, usually provide a rail service through a central business district area into suburbs or other locations that draw large numbers of people on a daily basis. ... The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte, University of Charlotte, or for athletics purposes, Charlotte), is a public, coeducational, research intensive university located in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, is one of sixteen public universities in the University of North Carolina System. ... Charlotte/Douglas International Airport (IATA: CLT, ICAO: KCLT) is an airport located in Charlotte, North Carolina. ...


Roads

The Charlotte region is also served by 3 major interstate highways, and their 2 spurs: I-85, I-77, I-40, I-277, and I-485 - I-85 and I-77 intersect in North Charlotte, with the transcontinental I-40 passing across the northern portion of the region (linked to Charlotte and Gastonia via I-77 and the US 321 freeway). Other major freeways include Independence Boulevard (east Charlotte to I-277), a portion of US 321 between Hickory and Gastonia, the proposed Garden Parkway loop around Gastonia, and the proposed Monroe Connector and Monroe Bypass. I-77 is being expanded and improved through north Mecklenburg County, and I-85 (6-8 lanes through Gaston and Mecklenburg Counties) will eventually have 6-8 lanes from Greenville, SC to Durham, NC. Interstate 85 is an interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ... Interstate 77 is an interstate highway in the eastern United States. ... Interstate 40 is a major west-east interstate highway in the United States. ... Interstate 277 (abbreviated I-277) is a 4. ... Interstate 485 is an interstate highway and a partially completed beltway around Charlotte, North Carolina. ... Interstate 85 is an interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ... Interstate 77 is an interstate highway in the eastern United States. ... Charlotte (also known as candle stick) is a figure skating grace move - one of the spirals, where the skater is bended and glides on its one leg with the other one lifted to the air. ... Interstate 40 is a major west-east interstate highway in the United States. ... Charlotte (also known as candle stick) is a figure skating grace move - one of the spirals, where the skater is bended and glides on its one leg with the other one lifted to the air. ... Gastonia may be: Places include: Gastonia, North Carolina Gastonia (plant), a genus of plants in the family Araliaceae. ... Interstate 77 is an interstate highway in the eastern United States. ... U.S. Highway 321 is a spur of U.S. Highway 21. ... Interstate 277 (abbreviated I-277) is a 4. ... U.S. Highway 321 is a spur of U.S. Highway 21. ... Species See text Comparison of Carya nuts Ripe hickory nuts ready to fall, Andrews, SC Hickory is a tree of the genus Carya, including 17-19 species of deciduous trees with pinnately compound leaves and large nuts. ... Gastonia may be: Places include: Gastonia, North Carolina Gastonia (plant), a genus of plants in the family Araliaceae. ... The Garden Parkway is a proposed limited access toll road to be built between Gaston County, North Carolina and Mecklenburg County. ... Greenville is a large city and county seat located in Greenville County6 in South Carolina. ... Durham is a city located in Durham County, North Carolina. ...


Other important US highways in the region include: US 74 (east to Wilmington, west to Asheville and Chattanooga), US 52 (through the eastern part of the region), US 321 (through Chester, York, Gastonia, Dallas, Lincolnton and Hickory), US 601 (passing east of Charlotte) and US 70 (through Salisbury, Statesville and Hickory). United States Highway 74 is an east-west United States highway that runs for 524 miles (843 km) from southeast North Carolina to Chattanooga, Tennessee. ... United States Highway 52 is an unusual United States highway. ... U.S. Highway 321 is a spur of U.S. Highway 21. ... U.S. Highway 601 is a spur of U.S. Highway 1. ... United States Highway 70 is an east-west United States highway that runs for 2,385 miles (3,838 km) from eastern North Carolina to east-central Arizona. ...


Primary state routes include NC/SC 49, NC 16 (which extends north to West Virginia), NC 73, NC 150, NC 18, NC 24, NC 27, SC 9 and SC 5. NC 49 is an important state highway in the North Carolina Highway System that traverses much of the Piedmont region of North Carolina. ... // NC 16 is a 150-mile (251 km) North Carolina state highway that travels north/south. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Area  Ranked 41st  - Total 24,244 sq mi (62,809 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 240 miles (385 km)  - % water 0. ... This North Carolina Highway article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject: North Carolina State Highways. ... NC 18 is a 145-mile (233 km) North Carolina state highway that travels north/south through the Foothills and Mountain regions of the state. ... NC 24 is a North Carolina State Highway. ... NC 27 is a North Carolina state highway that runs for 200 miles through southern and central North Carolina. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...


Air

Charlotte Douglas International Airport, the 17th busiest in the country, is supplemented by regional airports in Concord, Gastonia, Statesville, Monroe, and Hickory in North Carolina, as well as Rock Hill, South Carolina. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Concord is a city located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, a suburb of Charlotte. ... This articles section called Trivia does not cite its references or sources. ... Statesville is a city in Iredell County, North Carolina, United States. ... Monroe is a city in Union County, North Carolina, United States. ... Hickory is a city in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States. ... Rock Hill is the largest city in York County, South Carolina and a satellite city of Charlotte, North Carolina. ...


Higher education

Barber-Scotia College is a historically black college located in Concord, North Carolina, USA. It was founded as Scotia Seminary in 1867 by the Reverend Luke Dorland. ... Belmont Abbey College is a private liberal-arts Catholic college located in Belmont, North Carolina, just twenty minutes from Charlotte. ... Catawba College official seal Catawba College, founded in 1851, is a private, coeducational liberal arts college in Salisbury, North Carolina, USA. It is the sixth oldest college in North Carolina, and is affiliated with the United Church of Christ. ... Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) is a large community college located in Charlotte, Meclenburg County, North Carolina. ... Davidson College is a private liberal arts college for 1,700 students in Davidson, North Carolina. ... Johnson & Wales University (JWU, J&W) is a private, nonprofit, coeducational, career oriented university. ... Johnson C. Smith University Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) is a private, co-ed, four-year liberal arts institution of higher learning in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... Livingstone College is a private, historically black, four-year college in Salisbury, North Carolina. ... Mitchell Community College (MCC) is a regionally-accredited, public, coeducational community college with its main campus in Statesville, North Carolina, and a supporting campus in Mooresville, North Carolina. ... Pfeiffer University is a small private university located in the unincorporated community of Misenheimer near Richfield, North Carolina. ... Queens University of Charlotte is a private university in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. It was established in 1857 as a womens institute. ... The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte, University of Charlotte, or for athletics purposes, Charlotte), is a public, coeducational, research intensive university located in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, is one of sixteen public universities in the University of North Carolina System. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Winthrop University (formerly Winthrop College) is an American public, four-year liberal arts college in Rock Hill, South Carolina, within the greater Metrolina (NC / SC) area. ...

Attractions

Nature and geography

The foothills of the Blue Ridge begin along the western edge of the region; the descent (the fall line) to the coastal plain begins along the eastern edge. Amid this varied topography, the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens and several state parks (Morrow Mountain, Crowders Mountain, South Mountains, Duke Power, Landsford Canal, Andrew Jackson) offer recreational possibilities, along with the Uwharrie National Forest just east and northeast of Albemarle, and the Sumter National Forest at the southwest corner of the area. Kings Mountain National Military Park is partially located in York County and in Cherokee County near Blacksburg, SC. Blue Ridge may refer to any of the following: Blue Ridge, Georgia Blue Ridge, Virginia The Blue Ridge Mountains The US Navy Command ship USS Blue Ridge The passenger train Blue Ridge Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that... The fall line has meanings in both geographical features and the sport of alpine skiing. ... In geography, a coastal plain is an area of flat, low-lying land adjacent to a seacoast and separated from the interior by other features. ... This article should appear in one or more categories. ... The Sumter National Forest is one of two forests in South Carolina that are managed together by the United States Forestry Service, the other being the Francis Marion National Forest. ... Kings Mountain National Military Park is a National Military Park near Blacksburg, South Carolina, close to the North Carolina border. ... York County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Cherokee County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Blacksburg is a town located in Cherokee County, South Carolina. ...


Cultural attractions

Other attractions include the Afro-American Cultural Center (in Charlotte), Discovery Place (in Charlotte), Spirit Square (in Charlotte), the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center (in Charlotte), Children's Theatre of Charlotte[1], The Mint Museums (in Charlotte), the Schiele Museum (in Gastonia), Carowinds Theme Park (in Mecklenburg County, NC and York County, SC), Lowes Motor Speedway (in Concord), the Carolina Raptor Center (in Huntersville), Latta Plantation (in Huntersville), Historic Brattonsville (in McConnells), the North Carolina Transportation Museum (in Spencer), Fort Dobbs historical site (in Statesville), the Museum Of York County (in Rock Hill), James K. Polk historical site (in Pineville), the Charlotte Museum Of History (in Charlotte), Wing Haven Gardens (in Charlotte), the Levine Museum Of The New South (in Charlotte), the Catawba Cultural Center (in York County), the Museum Of The Waxhaws (in Waxhaw), Glencairn Gardens (in Rock Hill), and the Reed Gold Mine (in Locust). Carowinds is a 105 acre theme park, located on the borderline between North and South Carolina, in Charlotte and Fort Mill, respectively. ... Lowes Motor Speedway (formerly Charlotte Motor Speedway) is a superspeedway in Concord, North Carolina, a few miles north of Charlotte. ... The North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, North Carolina is a transportation museum devoted mostly to rail history, but it also contains antique automobiles and a few aircraft exhibits. ... Fort Dobbs is the first of three westerns, directed by Gordon Douglas, which starred Clint Walker. ... James Knox Polk (November 2, 1795–June 15, 1849) was the eleventh President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1845 to March 4, 1849. ...


Entertainment

The Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte is located just outside Charlotte in the University City, Charlotte, North Carolina area. The performing arts ampitheatre has hosted many popular music concerts. The Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte is an outdoor amphitheatre just outside Charlotte, North Carolina that specializes in hosting large concerts. ... University City, or simply University, is an edge city within the city limits of Charlotte, North Carolina, surrounding the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) campus. ...


Shopping

Regional-scale Shopping malls include SouthPark Mall, Northlake Mall, Eastland Mall (all in Charlotte), Carolina Place Mall (Pineville), Rock Hill Galleria in (Rock Hill), Eastridge Mall (Gastonia), Concord Mills (Concord) and Valley Hills Mall (Hickory). For the traditional meaning of the word mall, see mall. ... SouthPark Mall, located in Charlotte, opened on February 12, 1970 with three deparment stores and one million square feet. ... Northlake Mall can refer to the following: Northlake Mall (Atlanta) Northlake Mall (Charlotte) ... Eastland Mall logo Eastland Mall is a shopping mall located on the east side of Charlotte and serves this area as the primary retail destination. ... Carolina Place Mall is located in Pineville, North Carolina, a suburb of Charlotte. ... Rock Hill Galleria is a shopping mall located in Rock Hill, South Carolina. ... Concord Mills Mall is a 1. ...


Other important malls in the area include Carolina Mall (Concord), Gaston Mall (Gastonia), Monroe Mall (Monroe), and Signal Hill Mall (Statesville).


Alongside enclosed malls and strip centers are several other shopping districts. Several downtowns can claim an abundance of shopping options, along with restaurants and other entertainment, and a few other specific districts have emerged: Central Avenue, especially in the Plaza-Midwood area; the NoDa area of North Charlotte; and the Arboretum in southeast Charlotte (geographically, south), to offer a handful of examples. Several of these areas are at the center of the area's growing immigrant business communities. Central Avenue as it passes through Plaza-Midwood Plaza-Midwood, is a neighborhood located approximately one mile to the northeast of Uptown in Charlotte, North Carolina. ...


Sports

In addition to the Lowes Motor Speedway, there are plenty of other sports venues, including the Knights Castle in Fort Mill (home of the Charlotte Knights, the Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox), Bank of America Stadium (home of the NFL's Carolina Panthers), and Charlotte Bobcats Arena (home of the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats, the WNBA's Charlotte Sting and the East Coast Hockey League's Charlotte Checkers). The Charlotte Eagles of the United Soccer Leagues call the area home, and the Kannapolis Intimidators, another minor-league affiliate of the White Sox, are also located in the metropolitan area. Knights Stadium is the home of the International Leagues Charlotte Knights, the AAA affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. ... The Charlotte Knights are a minor league baseball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... A Class A California League game in San Jose, California (1994) Minor baseball leagues are North American professional baseball leagues that compete at a level below that of Major League Baseball. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 2,3,4,9,11,16,19,72 Name Chicago White Sox (1904–present) White Stockings (1900-1903) St. ... Bank of America Stadium is a football stadium located in uptown Charlotte, North Carolina. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... City Charlotte, North Carolina Other nicknames The Cardiac Cats Team colors Black, Panther Blue, and Silver Head Coach John Fox Owner Jerry Richardson General manager Marty Hurney Mascot Sir Purr League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1995–present) National Football Conference (1995-present) NFC West (1995-2001) NFC South (2002... Charlotte Bobcats Arena (also known locally as The Uptown Arena or The CBA and for hockey uses, St. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... The Charlotte Bobcats are a professional basketball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. They play in the Southeast Division, created because of the teams entry, of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association. ... WNBA may also refer to WNBA-AM, a radio station in Illinois. ... The Charlotte Sting are a Womens National Basketball Association team based in Charlotte, North Carolina and they were one of the eight original teams that began to see action in 1997. ... The ECHL is a professional minor-league double-A hockey association based in the United States and Canada. ... The Charlotte Checkers are an American ice hockey team in Charlotte, North Carolina, playing in the ECHL (formerly the East Coast Hockey League). ... The Charlotte Eagles are a professional soccer club based in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... The United Soccer Leagues (USL) is directly affiliated with the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA) and the Canadian Soccer Association (CSA). ... The Kannapolis Intimidators is a minor league baseball team in Kannapolis, North Carolina. ...


Commerce and employment

Among the largest employers in the area (listed in order by number of local employees) are[6]:

Companies with headquarters in the region include Bank of America, Lowe's, Wachovia, Duke Energy, Nucor, BellSouth Telecommunications, the Compass Group, Royal & SunAlliance (USA), Belk, Food Lion and Family Dollar. Wachovia Corporation NYSE: WB, based in Charlotte, North Carolina is one of the largest banking chains in the United States. ... Location Charlotte, North Carolina Superintendent Dr. Peter Gorman Total Enrollment 121,640 (2004-05) 2004-2005 Budget $889,268,744 Website CMS |} Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (abbreviated CMS) is a local education agency headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... This article or section may be confusing or unclear for some readers, and should be edited to rectify this. ... Charlotte (also known as candle stick) is a figure skating grace move - one of the spirals, where the skater is bended and glides on its one leg with the other one lifted to the air. ... US Airways is an airline headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, owned by US Airways Group, Inc. ... Corporate Headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina Duke Energy NYSE: DUK, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, is an energy company with assets in the United States (primarily North and South Carolina), Canada and Latin America. ... Mecklenburg County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Lowes redirects here. ... The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte, University of Charlotte, or for athletics purposes, Charlotte), is a public, coeducational, research intensive university located in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, is one of sixteen public universities in the University of North Carolina System. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Belk, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, is the United States largest privately-held department store chain. ... A typical Family Dollar store. ... Food Lion is an American grocery store chain with over 1,220 stores found in 11 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states, including Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. ... International Business Machines Corporation (known as IBM or Big Blue; NYSE: IBM) is a multinational computer technology corporation headquartered in Armonk, New York, USA. The company is one of the few information technology companies with a continuous history dating back to the 19th century. ... This article or section may be confusing or unclear for some readers, and should be edited to rectify this. ... Lowes redirects here. ... Wachovia Corporation NYSE: WB, based in Charlotte, North Carolina is one of the largest banking chains in the United States. ... Corporate Headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina Duke Energy NYSE: DUK, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, is an energy company with assets in the United States (primarily North and South Carolina), Canada and Latin America. ... Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) is one of the largest steel producers in the United States, and the largest of the mini-mill operators (those using electric arc furnaces to melt scrap steel, as opposed to companies using traditional blast furnace technology). ... For the Regional Bell Operating Company created in 1984 as a holding company, see BellSouth. ... The British company Compass Group is one of the largest food service businesses in the world. ... Royal & SunAlliance are a British insurance company, based in Liverpool. ... Belk, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, is the United States largest privately-held department store chain. ... Food Lion is an American grocery store chain with over 1,220 stores found in 11 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states, including Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. ... A typical Family Dollar store. ...


Charlotte has gained fame as the second largest banking and finance center in the U.S., and the area's orientation towards emerging industries is seen in the success of the University Research Park (the 7th largest research park in the country) and the redevelopment of part of the Pillowtex site in Kannapolis as a biotech research facility featuring the participation of University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University and North Carolina State University. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte, University of Charlotte, or for athletics purposes, Charlotte), is a public, coeducational, research intensive university located in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, is one of sixteen public universities in the University of North Carolina System. ... The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a public, coeducational, research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. ... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. The school, founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, moved to Durham in 1892. ... North Carolina State University is a public, coeducational, extensive research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. ...


People

Artist Romare Bearden, astronauts Charles Duke and Susan Helms, evangelist Billy Graham, musicians Earl Scruggs (Flatt & Scruggs), George Clinton (Parliament, Funkadelic), Fred Durst (Limp Bizkit), Prairie Prince (The Tubes, Todd Rundgren, Utopia), Blind Boy Fuller and Randy Travis, independent filmmakers Tim Kirkman (Loggerheads, Dear Jesse) and Ross McElwee (Bright Leaves, Sherman's March), actor Randolph Scott, actress Berlinda Tolbert (she played Jenny on the long-running, classic 70's sitcom "The Jeffersons"), political figures Sue Myrick, Harvey Gantt, Elizabeth Dole and Jesse Helms, U.S. presidents Andrew Jackson and James K. Polk, and NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt. Romare Bearden photo taken by Carl Van Vechten, 1944 Romare Bearden (September 2, 1911, in Charlotte, North Carolina — March 11, 1988 in New York, New York) was an African-American artist. ... Charles Moss Duke, Jr. ... Susan J. Helms (Colonel, USAF) NASA Astronaut (former) Personal data Born February 26, 1958, in Charlotte, North Carolina, but considers Portland, Oregon, to be her hometown. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Earl Scruggs Earl Eugene Scruggs (born January 6, 1924 in Shelby, North Carolina) created a banjo style (now called Scruggs style) that is one of the defining characteristics of bluegrass. ... George Clinton (born July 22, 1941) is an American musician, widely considered one of the forefathers of funk. ... William Frederick Durst (born August 20, 1970 in Jacksonville, Florida) is the lead singer for the band Limp Bizkit. ... Prairie Prince Prairie Prince is a rock drummer. ... Blind Boy Fuller (born Fulton Allen) was an American blues guitarist and vocalist. ... Randy Travis sings his chart-topping song Three Wooden Crosses, at the DoD-sponsored salute to Korean War veterans at the MCI Center in Washington, July 26, 2003. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Ross McElwee is an American documentary filmmaker and cinematographer known for his autobiographical films about his family and personal life, usually interwoven with an episodic journey of some sort. ... Randolph Scott (left) with Cary Grant George Randolph Scott (January 23, 1898 – March 2, 1987), generally known as Randolph Scott, was an American film actor whose career spanned the sound era from the late 1920s to the early 1960s. ... Berlinda Tolbert (born November 4, 1949 in Charlotte, North Carolina) best known as Jenny Willis Jefferson on The Jeffersons. ... Sue Myrick Sue Wilkins Myrick is an American politician; a Republican, she has represented North Carolinas 9th Congressional district (map) in the United States House of Representatives since 1995. ... Harvey B. Gantt ( Born: 1943, Charleston, South Carolina) is an architect and politician. ... Elizabeth Hanford Liddy Dole, (born July 29, 1936) was elected to the United States Senate in 2002 to represent North Carolina for a term ending in 2009. ... Jesse Helms Jesse Alexander Helms, Jr. ... This article is 45 kilobytes or more in size. ... James Knox Polk (November 2, 1795–June 15, 1849) was the eleventh President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1845 to March 4, 1849. ... This article is about the elder Dale Earnhardt. ...


R&B singers Anthony Hamilton and K-Ci & JoJo of Jodeci. Novelist, playwright and screenwriter Carson McCullers was a Charlotte resident while writing her best known works. More recently, Reflections Studios in Charlotte played an important role in the emergent late-20th-century American musical underground - R.E.M., Pylon, Let's Active, Don Dixon and Charlotte's Fetchin Bones (among many others) all recorded influential and acclaimed albums there. Charlotte-based Ripete and Surfside Records maintain important catalogs of regional soul and beach music, and the area has also played a role in the history of gospel, bluegrass and country music. The Milestone, one of the first punk clubs in the South, is located in west Charlotte, and in the past hosted legendary appearances from the likes of R.E.M., Black Flag, Charlotte's Antiseen and many others. Anthony Hamilton (born June 29, 1971) is an English professional snooker player. ... K-Ci and JoJo is an American R&B duo, comprised of brothers Cedric K-Ci Hailey and Joel Jo-Jo Hailey. ... Jodeci was an American musical group, active from 1990 to 1996, whose repertoire included R&B, soul music, and new jack swing. ... Carson McCullers, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1959 Carson McCullers (February 19, 1917 – September 29, 1967) was an American writer. ... R.E.M. is an American rock band formed in Athens, Georgia, in early 1980 by drummer Bill Berry, guitarist Peter Buck, bassist Mike Mills, and vocalist Michael Stipe. ... For pylons of overhead lines, see Electricity pylon Pylon Noun from Greek πυλώνας gateway tower like structure, usually one of a series, used to support high voltage electricity cables. ... Lets Active was a jangle pop band based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. ... Don Dixon is a record producer, songwriter, musician, bassist, and very occasional actor, originally from North Carolina. ... Black Flag was a hardcore punk band formed in 1976 in southern California, largely as the brainchild of Greg Ginn, the guitarist, primary songwriter and sole continuous member through multiple personnel changes. ... Antiseen, a self-described Destructo Rock band from North Carolina, have been playing and touring since 1983. ...


Government

A majority of the municipalities and counties in the North Carolina parts of the Charlotte metropolitan area belong to the Centralina Council of Governments. Cleveland County belongs to the Isothermal Planning and Development Commission and Alexander and Catawba counties belong to the Western Piedmont Council of Governments. The Centralina Council of Governments is one of the 17 regional North Carolina Councils of Governments (Region F) established by the North Carolina General Assembly for the purpose of regional planning and administration. ... Categories: Government stubs | North Carolina Councils of Governments ... Categories: Government stubs | North Carolina Councils of Governments ...


See also

The I-85 Corridor is a multi-state region that follows I-85 across the Southeastern U.S. It includes several metropolitan areas: the Atlanta metropolitan area, The SC Upstate, Asheville, Charlotte metropolitan area, The NC Piedmont Triad, The NC Triangle, and Richmond-Petersburg. ... The Piedmont Cresecent is geographical phenomenon of interlinked populated areas in the U.S. state of North Carolina that forms the shape of a crescent. ... The Upcountry is the region in northwestern South Carolina. ...

External links

  • Charlotte USA - The Charlotte Regional Partnership
  • NC SmartLink Metrolina traffic cameras

References

  1. ^ Charlotte Chamber of Commerce: Manufacturing in the Region
  2. ^ Charlotte Chamber of Commerce: Census 2000 Info
  3. ^ U.S. Census Bureau CSAs
  4. ^ U.S. Census Bureau 2005 population estimates of Combined Statistical Areas
  5. ^ Charlotte USA - Charlotte Regional Partnership
  6. ^ Charlotte USA - Regional Communities

City of Charlotte, North Carolina
The city of Chicago, as seen from the sky A city is an urban area that is differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status. ... Nickname: The Queen City, Hornets Nest Location in Mecklenburg County in the state of North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Mecklenburg County, North Carolina  - Mayor Pat McCrory, (R) Area    - City 629. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ...

Mayor

Patrick McCrory The following is a list of people who have served as the mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. ... Patrick McCrory (born October 17, 1956) is an American politician and is currently the mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. ...

Topics

Charlotteans | History | Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence | Charlotte Mint | Queen Charlotte Nickname: The Queen City, Hornets Nest Location in Mecklenburg County in the state of North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Mecklenburg County, North Carolina  - Mayor Pat McCrory, (R) Area    - City 629. ... The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence is a resolution allegedly proclaimed at Charlotte, North Carolina, by the Committee of citizens of Mecklenburg County on May 20, 1775. ... With the Carolina gold rush in full swing, the Charlotte Mint was born on March 3, 1835. ... Queen Charlotte, (née Duchess Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, 19 May 1744 – 17 November 1818) was the queen consort of George III of the United Kingdom (1738–20). ...

Sports Teams Carolina Panthers-NFL | Charlotte Bobcats-NBA | Charlotte Checkers -ECHL | Charlotte Eagles-USL-2 | Charlotte Knights-IL | Charlotte RFC-RSL
Newspapers

Charlotte Observer | Rhinoceros Times | Charlotte Post City Charlotte, North Carolina Other nicknames The Cardiac Cats Team colors Black, Panther Blue, and Silver Head Coach John Fox Owner Jerry Richardson General manager Marty Hurney Mascot Sir Purr League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1995–present) National Football Conference (1995-present) NFC West (1995-2001) NFC South (2002... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... The Charlotte Bobcats are a professional basketball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. They play in the Southeast Division, created because of the teams entry, of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association. ... The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the USAs premier mens professional basketball league. ... The Charlotte Checkers are an American ice hockey team in Charlotte, North Carolina, playing in the ECHL (formerly the East Coast Hockey League). ... The ECHL (formerly the East Coast Hockey League) is a professional ice hockey league based in Princeton, New Jersey, with teams scattered across the United States and Canada, generally regarded as a tier below the American Hockey League. ... The Charlotte Eagles are a professional soccer club based in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... Location of areas with USL-2 teams The United Soccer Leagues Second Division is a professional mens soccer league in North America, part of the United Soccer Leagues (USL) league pyramid. ... The Charlotte Knights are a minor league baseball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... The International League (IL) is a minor league baseball league which operates in the eastern United States and Canada. ... Charlotte Rugby Football Club is a SuperLeague rugby union team based in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... For other articles with similar names, see Super League. ... The Charlotte Observer, serving Charlotte, North Carolina, is the oldest daily newspaper in the United States (other newspapers, such as The New York Times began circulation before The Observer but were not daily). ... The Rhinoceros Times is a weekly right-wing news and opinion magazine published in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA. The Rhino is edited by John Hammer and features editorial columns by Orson Scott Card. ...

Television Stations

3WBTV-CBS | 9WSOC-ABC | 14WHKY-Ind. (Hickory) | 18WCCB-FOX | 30WNSC-PBS/SCETV (Rock Hill) | 36WCNC-NBC | 42WTVI-PBS | 46WJZY-The CW | 55WMYT-My Network TV | 58WUNC-PBS/UNCTV | 64WAXN-Ind. WBTV, known on-air as WBTV 3, is the CBS affiliate in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... CBS is derived from an abbreviation of Columbia Broadcasting System, the former legal name of a company Westinghouse Electric Corporation acquired in 1995. ... WSOC-TV, channel 9 is the ABC affiliate in Charlotte, North Carolina, the United States 28th largest television market. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... WHKY-TV is an independent television station based out of Hickory, North Carolina. ... An independent station is a television station that is not affiliated with any network. ... Hickory is a city located in Catawba County, North Carolina. ... WCCB is the Fox affiliate in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... For the animal, see Fox. ... WNSC-TV is the SCETV station and PBS affiliate serving Rock Hill, SC and Charlotte, NC. It broadcasts on Channel 30, and Digital 15. ... Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ... South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) is the statewide public television and public radio network in South Carolina. ... Rock Hill is the largest city in York County, South Carolina and a satellite city of Charlotte, North Carolina. ... WCNC-TV is the NBC affiliate in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... NBC (an abbreviation for National Broadcasting Company, its former corporate name) is an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... WTVI-TV, channel 42 is one of two PBS affiliates in Charlotte. ... Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ... WJZY-TV, Channel 46, is the UPN affiliate in Charlotte. ... The Crimson White, known colloquially as The CW, is the student-run newspaper of the University of Alabama. ... WMYT-TV Channel 55 (known on-air as My TV 12, a reference to its cable channel location) is The WB affiliate in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... My Network TV (sometimes written MyNetworkTV, and unofficially abbreviated MNT or MNTV) is an upcoming television network in the United States, owned by News Corporation, which is scheduled to launch on September 5, 2006. ... UNC-TV is the PBS affiliate network in North Carolina, with headquarters in Research Triangle Park. ... Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ... UNC-TV is a network of PBS member stations in North Carolina, with headquarters in Research Triangle Park. ... WAXN-TV, branded as Action 64, is an independent television station in Charlotte, North Carolina. ... An independent station is a television station that is not affiliated with any network. ...

Metrolina

North Carolina: Mecklenburg, Gaston, Cabarrus, Anson, Union, Rowan, Stanly, Cleveland | South Carolina: York, Chester, Lancaster The Charlotte metropolitan area, formally known as the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill CMSA, is composed of seven counties in North Carolina and one county in South Carolina, though six other counties in North Carolina and two in South Carolina are also considered part of the region. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... Mecklenburg County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Gaston County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... For the Spanish financier, see François Cabarrus. ... Anson County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Rowan County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Stanly County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Cleveland County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35... York County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Chester County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Lancaster County, South Carolina - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...

Mass Transit Provider

CATS For the movement of people or objects, see transport. ... The Charlotte Area Transit System, commonly referred to as CATS, is the public transit system in Charlotte, North Carolina. ...

Flag of North Carolina State of North Carolina
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History | Geography | North Carolinians Image File history File links Flag_of_North_Carolina. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... History of North Carolina For the state today see North Carolina // Bibliography Surveys James Clay and Douglas Orr, eds. ... The following is a list of famous people associated with North Carolina, USA. // Erskine Bowles, (born 1945), former White House Chief of Staff under President Clinton and two-time Democratic candidate for the United States Senate; currently the President of the University of North Carolina system (Greensboro) William Blount, (1749...

Regions

Mountain | Foothills | Piedmont | Metro Charlotte | Piedmont Triad | Triangle | Sandhills | Coastal Plain | Inner Banks | Outer Banks This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Western North Carolina (often WNC) is the region of North Carolina which includes the Appalachian Mountains. ... The Foothills in the U.S. state of North Carolina is a region of transistional terrain between the Piedmont Plateau and the Appalachian Mountains. ... The James River winds its way among piedmont hills in central Virginia. ... Major roads and cities in the Piedmont Triad area. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section can be improved by converting lengthy lists to text. ... A hiking trail snakes through Weymouth Woods in the sandhills region of North Carolina. ... The Atlantic Coastal Plain is the rather flat stretch of land that borders the Atlantic Ocean (including the Gulf of Mexico). ... North Carolinas Inner Banksâ„¢ lie between Virginia to the North, South Carolina to the South, Interstate-95 to the West, and the North Carolina Outer Banks to the East. ... North Carolinas Outer Banks separating the Atlantic Ocean (east) from Albemarle Sound (north) and Pamlico Sound (south). ...

Capital

Raleigh Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Nickname: City of Oaks Motto: You Can See the Whole State from Here Map of Wake County, North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina County Wake County Founded 1792  - Mayor Charles Meeker (D) Area    - City 299. ...

Major Cities

Charlotte | Durham | Fayetteville | Greensboro | Wilmington | Winston-Salem Nickname: The Queen City, Hornets Nest Location in Mecklenburg County in the state of North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Mecklenburg County, North Carolina  - Mayor Pat McCrory, (R) Area    - City 629. ... Durham skyline Nickname: City of Medicine Official website: http://www. ... Cross Creek Linear Park Fayetteville is a city located in Cumberland County, North Carolina. ... Downtown Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina (IPA: ), is the largest city in and county seat of Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Wilmington is a city in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States. ... Nickname: Twin City, Camel City Motto: Youre Something Special in Winston-Salem Location in North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Forsyth County Founded Incorporated 1766 (Salem) 1849 (Winston) 1913 Mayor Allen Joines (D) Area    - City 283. ...

Cities over 15,000 population

Albemarle | Apex | Asheboro | Asheville | Burlington | Carrboro | Cary | Clemmons | Chapel Hill | Concord | Eden | Elizabeth City | Garner | Gastonia | Goldsboro | Greenville | Havelock | Henderson | Hickory | High Point | Huntersville | Jacksonville | Kannapolis | Kernersville | Kinston | Laurinburg | Lenoir | Lexington | Lumberton | Matthews | Mint Hill | Monroe | Mooresville | Morganton | New Bern | Reidsville | Roanoke Rapids | Rocky Mount | Salisbury | Sanford | Shelby | Statesville | Thomasville | Wake Forest | Wilson | List of incorporated municipalities (cities, towns, and village) in the United States state of North Carolina: Largest Cities Municipalities in North Carolina larger than 5,000 in population (according to the 2000 U.S. Census): Charlotte - 558,549 Raleigh - 281,915 Greensboro - 224,035 Durham - 187,364 Winston-Salem - 185... The old train depot, now used as a farmers market, in Albemarle. ... The historic downtown district of Apex, NC. Apex is a town in Wake County, North Carolina, a suburb of Raleigh. ... Asheboro is a city located in Randolph County, North Carolina. ... Asheville City Hall. ... Burlington is a city located in Alamance County in North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... City nickname: The Paris of the Piedmont Incorporated 1911 County Orange County Mayor Mark Chilton Aldermen Joal Hall Broun (mayor pro tem) Dan Coleman Jacquelyn Gist Randee Haven-ODonnell John Herrera Alex Zaffron Town Manager Steven E. Sherman Area  - Total  - Water 11. ... Nickname: Technology Town of North Carolina Location of Cary shown within North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina County Wake County Founded 1750 Incorporated April 6, 1871  - Mayor Ernie McAlister Area    - City 112. ... Clemmons is a village in Forsyth County, North Carolina and a suburb of Winston-Salem. ... Nickname: The Southern Part of Heaven Location in North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Orange, Durham, and Chatham Founded 1793 Mayor Kevin C. Foy Area    - City 51. ... Concord is a city located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, a suburb of Charlotte. ... Eden is a city located in Rockingham County, North Carolina. ... Nickname: Location in Pasquotank and Camden counties in the state of North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Pasquotank and Camden Mayor Rev. ... Garner is a town in Wake County, North Carolina, United States. ... This articles section called Trivia does not cite its references or sources. ... Location in North Carolina Coordinates: Founded / Incorporated 1787 / 1847 Mayor Alfonzo Al King Area    - City 64. ... Nickname: Pro Town USA Location of Greenville shown within North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina County Pitt County Settled 1771 Founded 1774 (Martinsborough) Founded 1786 (Greenville) Mayor Don Parrott Area    - City 68 km²  (26. ... Havelock is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. ... Henderson is a city located in Vance County, North Carolina. ... Hickory is a city in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States. ... Nickname: Furniture and Hosiery Capital of the World Location in Guilford County and the state of North Carolina Country United States State North Carolina Counties Guilford, Randolph, Davidson, Forsyth Mayor Rebecca Smothers Area    - City 95. ... Huntersville is a town located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. ... Jacksonville is a city located in Onslow County, North Carolina. ... The Kannapolis logo contains a Colonial Williamsburg architectural style cupola. ... Kernersville is a town located in Forsyth County, North Carolina. ... Website: http://www. ... Laurinburg is a city located in Scotland County, North Carolina. ... Lenoir is a city located in Caldwell County, North Carolina. ... Lexington is the county seat of Davidson County, North Carolina, United States. ... Lumberton is a city located in Robeson County, North Carolina. ... Matthews is a town located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina and a suburb of the city of Charlotte. ... Mint Hill is a town located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. ... Monroe is a city in Union County, North Carolina, United States. ... Mooresville is a town in Iredell County, North Carolina, U.S.A. The population was 18,823 at the 2000 census. ... Coordinates: County Burke County Founded 1777 Incorporated 1784 Mayor Mel L. Cohen Area    - City 47 km²  (19. ... New Bern is a town in Craven County, North Carolina where the Trent River and the Neuse River converge, 87 miles (140 km) northeast of Wilmington. ... Reidsville is a city located in Rockingham County, North Carolina. ... Roanoke Rapids is a city located in Halifax County, North Carolina. ... Location of Rocky Mount within North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States U.S. state North Carolina County(s) Edgecombe, Nash Founded Circa March 22, 1816 Incorporated February 28, 1867 Mayor Frederick E. Turnage Area    - City 92. ... Image:Dtsalisbury1. ... Sanford is a city in Lee County, North Carolina, United States. ... Shelby is a city in Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States. ... Statesville is a city in Iredell County, North Carolina, United States. ... Thomasville is a city located in Davidson County, North Carolina, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 19,788. ... Wake Forest is a town located in Wake County, North Carolina, a suburb of Raleigh. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...

Counties

Alamance | Alexander | Alleghany | Anson | Ashe | Avery | Beaufort | Bertie | Bladen | Brunswick | Buncombe | Burke | Cabarrus | Caldwell | Camden | Carteret | Caswell | Catawba | Chatham | Cherokee | Chowan | Clay | Cleveland | Columbus | Craven | Cumberland | Currituck | Dare | Davidson | Davie | Duplin | Durham | Edgecombe | Forsyth | Franklin | Gaston | Gates | Graham | Granville | Greene | Guilford | Halifax | Harnett | Haywood | Henderson | Hertford | Hoke | Hyde | Iredell | Jackson | Johnston | Jones | Lee | Lenoir | Lincoln | Macon | Madison | Martin | McDowell | Mecklenburg | Mitchell | Montgomery | Moore | Nash | New Hanover | Northampton | Onslow | Orange | Pamlico | Pasquotank | Pender | Perquimans | Person | Pitt | Polk | Randolph | Richmond | Robeson | Rockingham | Rowan | Rutherford | Sampson | Scotland | Stanly | Stokes | Surry | Swain | Transylvania | Tyrrell | Union | Vance | Wake | Warren | Washington | Watauga | Wayne | Wilkes | Wilson | Yadkin | Yancey List of North Carolina counties: Alamance County Alexander County Alleghany County Anson County Ashe County Avery County Beaufort County Bertie County Bladen County Brunswick County Buncombe County Burke County Cabarrus County Caldwell County Camden County Carteret County Caswell County Catawba County Chatham County Cherokee County Chowan County Clay County Cleveland... Alamance County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Alexander County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Alleghany County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Anson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Ashe County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Avery County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1712 Seat Washington Area  - Total  - Water 2,483 km² (959 mi²) 339 km² (131 mi²) 13. ... Bertie County (pronounced BURT-TEE) is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Bladen County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Brunswick County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Buncombe County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Burke County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... For the Spanish financier, see François Cabarrus. ... Caldwell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Camden County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Carteret County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Caswell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Catawba County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Chatham County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Cherokee County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Chowan County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Cleveland County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Columbus County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Craven County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Currituck County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Dare County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Davidson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Davie County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Duplin County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Durham County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Edgecombe County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Forsyth County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Gaston County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Gates County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Graham County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Granville County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Guilford County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Halifax County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Harnett County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Haywood County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1838 Seat Hendersonville Area  - Total  - Water 971 km² (375 mi²) 3 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Hertford County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Hoke County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Hyde County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1788 Seat Statesville Area  - Total  - Water 1,546 km² (597 mi²) 56 km² (21 mi²) 3. ... Jackson County is a county located in the southwest of the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Johnston County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Jones County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Lee County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Lenoir County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Macon County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Martin County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1842 Seat Marion Area  - Total  - Water 1,156 km² (446 mi²) 12 km² (5 mi²) 1. ... Mecklenburg County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Mitchell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... }}}}}} Location in the state of {{{state}}} Formed 1779 Seat Troy Area  - Total  - Water 1,299 km² (502 mi²) 26 km² (10 mi²) 2. ... Moore County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Nash County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1729 Seat Wilmington Area  - Total  - Water 849 km² (328 mi²) 334 km² (129 mi²) 39. ... Northampton County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Onslow County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Orange County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Pamlico County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Pasquotank County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Pender County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Perquimans County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Person County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Pitt County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Polk County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Randolph County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Richmond County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Robeson County is the largest county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Rockingham County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Rowan County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Rutherford County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Sampson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... For other uses, see Scotland (disambiguation). ... Stanly County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Stokes County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Surry County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Swain County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Transylvania County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Tyrrell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Vance County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Wake County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Watauga County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Wayne County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Wilkes County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Wilson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Yadkin County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Yancey County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ...

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Columbia Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Carolina. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Nickname: The Capital of Southern Hospitality, The Metro Location in Richland County, South Carolina Country United States State South Carolina Counties Richland and Lexington Mayor Bob Coble (D) Area    - City 346. ...

Regions

Capital City/Lake Murray Country | Grand Strand | Historic Charleston | Midlands | Old 96 District | Olde English District | Pee Dee | Piedmont | Sandhills | Santee Cooper Country | South Carolina Low Country | Metrolina | The Upstate This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Lake Murray Country is a large area of South Carolina, USA; the region is approximately 78 acres of water and 50,000 acres of land. ... The Grand Strand is a popular tourist destination in the eastern portion of the U.S. state of South Carolina and extreme southeastern North Carolina. ... Charleston, South Carolinas Oldest City Charleston is an American city located in Charleston County, South Carolina. ... The Midlands roughly refers to an area in the middle of South_Carolina, including but not limited to: Calhoun, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Orangeburg, Richland and Sumter counties. ... Old 96 District now a popular tourist destination was ruled by the Cherokee Indians. ... The Olde English District is a region of South Carolina encompassing Camden, Chester, Clover, Fort Mill, Kershaw, Lake Wylie, Lancaster, Rock Hill, Woodruff, and York counties. ... The Pee Dee region of South Carolina is the northeastern corner of the state. ... The James River winds its way among piedmont hills in central Virginia. ... A hiking trail snakes through Weymouth Woods in the sandhills region of North Carolina. ... Santee Cooper Country refers to the area in south central South Carolina surrounding the Santee Cooper Lakes. ... The South Carolina Low Country is a term used to describe the states coastal counties, generally south of Charleston. ... The Charlotte metropolitan area, formally known as the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill CMSA, is composed of seven counties in North Carolina and one county in South Carolina, though six other counties in North Carolina and two in South Carolina are also considered part of the region. ... The Upcountry is the region in northwestern South Carolina. ...

Cities

Charleston | Columbia | North Charleston | Rock Hill | Camden | Mount Pleasant | Myrtle Beach | Greenville | Georgetown | Goose Creek | Sumter | Aiken | Spartanburg | Orangeburg | North Myrtle Beach | Florence | Anderson | Greenwood List of cities in South Carolina, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Nickname: The Holy City, The Palmetto City Motto: Aedes Mores Juraque Curat (She cares for her temples, customs, and rights) Location of Charleston in South Carolina. ... Nickname: The Capital of Southern Hospitality, The Metro Location in Richland County, South Carolina Country United States State South Carolina Counties Richland and Lexington Mayor Bob Coble (D) Area    - City 346. ... North Charleston is a city located in South Carolina. ... Rock Hill is the largest city in York County, South Carolina and a satellite city of Charlotte, North Carolina. ... Camden is a city located in Kershaw County, South Carolina. ... Mount Pleasant is a town in Charleston County, South Carolina, in the United States. ... Location of Myrtle Beach in South Carolina Coordinates: County Horry Mayor John Rhodes Area    - City 43. ... For other places with the same name, see Greenville. ... Location of Georgetown in South Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State South Carolina County Georgetown Mayor Lynn Wood Wilson Area    - City 18. ... Goose Creek is a city located in Berkeley County, South Carolina. ... Sumter (IPA: or ) is a city located in Sumter County, South Carolina. ... Aiken is a city in Aiken County, South Carolina and is part of the CSRA. The population was 25,337 at the 2000 census. ... Spartanburg is a city in and the county seat of Spartanburg CountyGR6 in South Carolina, a state of the United States of America, and is the second largest city of the three primary cities in the Upstate region. ... Downtown Orangeburg, South Carolina downtown Orangeburg Orangeburg City Hall/Stevenson Municipal Auditorium Orangeburg, also known as The Garden City, is a city located in Orangeburg County, South Carolina. ... North Myrtle Beach is a city located in Horry County, South Carolina. ... This article is about a city in the US state of South Carolina. ... Anderson is a city located in Anderson County, South Carolina. ... Greenwood is a city located in Greenwood County, South Carolina. ...

Towns

Greer | Darlington | Lancaster | Irmo | Dillon | Hardeeville | Saluda | North Augusta | Awendaw | Conway | Moncks Corner | Clinton | Gaffney | Walterboro | Murrells Inlet | Summerville | Newberry | Chester | Clemson | Hartsville | Beaufort | Hilton Head Island | Union | Marion | Cheraw List of towns in South Carolina, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Greer is a suburb of Greenville and Spartanburg located in Greenville and Spartanburg counties in South Carolina. ... Darlington is a city in Darlington County, in northeastern South Carolina. ... Lancaster is a city located in Lancaster County, South Carolina. ... Irmo is a small town or municipality located 12 miles outside of Columbia, South Carolina. ... Dillon is a city in Dillon County, South Carolina, United States. ... Hardeeville is a city located in Jasper County, South Carolina. ... Saluda is a town located in Saluda County, South Carolina. ... North Augusta is a city located in Aiken County, South Carolina on the north bank of the Savannah River. ... Location of Awendaw in South Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State South Carolina County Charleston Mayor William H. Alston Area    - City 21. ... Location of Conway in South Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State South Carolina County Horry Mayor Gregory K. Martin Area    - City 34. ... Moncks Corner is the county seat of Berkeley County, South Carolina. ... Clinton is a city located in Laurens County, South Carolina. ... Gaffney is a city in Cherokee County, South Carolina, United States. ... Walterboro is a city located in Colleton County, South Carolina. ... Murrells Inlet is a census-designated place located in Georgetown County, South Carolina. ... Summerville is a city, technically, but calls itself a town and is in Dorchester County, South Carolina, United States. ... Newberry is a town in Newberry County, South Carolina, 43 miles (69 km) west -northwest of Columbia. ... Chester is a city located in Chester County, South Carolina. ... Clemson is a city located in South Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... Hartsville is a city in Darlington County, South Carolina, United States. ... Beaufort is a city located in Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA and situated on the Beaufort River. ... A view of the beach on the islands Port Royal plantation. ... Union is a city located in Union County, South Carolina. ... Marion is a city located in Marion County, South Carolina. ... Cheraw is a town located in Chesterfield County, South Carolina. ...

Rivers

Santee River | Savannah River | Pee Dee River | Edisto River | Cooper River | Waccamaw River | Catawba River | Black River | Coosawhatchie River | Congaree River | Reedy River | Enoree River | Stono River | Tugaloo River | Broad River | Wando River This is a list of rivers in the U.S. state of South Carolina: Ashepoo River Ashley River Big Black Creek Black River Broad River (2 - Beaufort Co. ... The Santee River is a river in South Carolina in the United States, approximately 143 mi (230 km long). ... For the Department of Energy facility, see Savannah River Site The Savannah River is a major river in the southeastern United States, forming most of the border between the states of South Carolina and Georgia. ... Shad Fishing in February Pee Dee River, Yauhanna, South Carolina The Pee Dee River, also known as the Great Pee Dee River, is a river in South Carolina. ... The Edisto River is the longest completely undammed / unleveed blackwater river in North America, flowing 206 meandering miles from its source in Saluda County, to its Atlantic Ocean mouth at Edisto Beach, SC. It rises in two main tributaries (North Fork & South Fork) from springs under the Sand Hills region... The Cooper River is a river in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... The Waccamaw River is a river, approximately 140 mi (225 km) long, in southeastern North Carolina and eastern South Carolina in the United States. ... The Catawba River is a tributary of the Wateree River, approximately 220 mi (354 km) long, in the U.S. states of North Carolina and South Carolina. ... The Black River originates at the conjunction of several minor swamps just to the south of the city of Bishopville, South Carolina, flowing southeasterly on the coastal plain of South Carolina to empty into the Pee Dee River north of Georgetown, South Carolina. ... The Coosawhatchie River originates near the Towns of Allendale and Fairfax and accepts drainage from Swallow Savanna, Harters Pond, Little Duck Branch, Duck Branch, Beech Branch (LevyBay), Blood Hill Creek, and Cedar Branch. ... Congaree River at the fall line, Columbia, South Carolina The Congaree River is a short but wide river in South Carolina in the United States. ... The Reedy River is a tributary of the Saluda River, about 65 mi (105 km) long, in northwestern South Carolina in the United States. ... The Enoree River is a tributary of the Broad River, 85 mi (137 km) long, in northwestern South Carolina in the United States [1]. Via the Broad and Congaree Rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Santee River, which flows to the Atlantic Ocean [2]. The Enoree rises... The Stono River is a tidal channel in Southeast South Carolina, Southwest of Charleston. ... The Tugaloo River (originally Tugalo River) is a short river bordering Georgia and South Carolina. ... The Broad River is a tidal channel, in Beaufort and Jasper County, South Carolina. ... The Wando River is a tidewater river in the coastal area of South Carolina. ...

Attractions

Myrtle Beach Pavilion | Carowinds | Brookgreen Gardens | South of The Border | Darlington Raceway | Congaree National Park | Cypress Gardens | Hard Rock Park | Broadway at the Beach | Coastal Grand Mall | Fort Sumter | Fort Moultrie | Cooper River Bridge A tourist boat travels the River Seine in Paris, France Tourism can be defined as the act of travel for the purpose of recreation, and the provision of services for this act. ... The Myrtle Beach Pavilion is an amusement park in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina expanded from the simple idea of a pavilion in 1948. ... Carowinds is a 105 acre theme park, located on the borderline between North and South Carolina, in Charlotte and Fort Mill, respectively. ... Brookgreen Gardens is a sculpture garden and wildlife preserve in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. ... South of the Borders Sombrero Tower is one of its trademark attractions. ... Darlington Raceway is a race track built for NASCAR racing located near Darlington, South Carolina. ... Located in South Carolina, the 34 mi² (89 km²) Congaree National Park is the largest tract of old growth bottomland hardwood forest left in the United States but one of the smallest national parks. ... Cypress Gardens (163 acres) are commercial nature preserves and gardens located at 3030 Cypress Garden Road, Moncks Corner, South Carolina. ... Hard Rock Park will be 140 acre rock n roll theme park located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. ... Broadway at the Beach is Myrtle Beachs premier entertainment destination. ... Coastal Grand Mall is Myrtle Beachs newest shopping center. ... Fort Sumter, located in Charleston, South Carolina, harbor, was named after General Thomas Sumter. ... Fort Moultrie is the name of a series of forts on Sullivans Island, South Carolina, built to protect the city of Charleston, South Carolina. ... The Cooper River Bridges entering Charleston, South Carolina. ...

Interstates

Interstate 20 | Interstate 20 Bus. | Interstate 26 | Interstate 126 | Interstate 526 | Interstate 73 | Interstate 74 | Interstate 174 | Interstate 77 | Interstate 85 | Interstate 85 Bus. | Interstate 185 | Interstate 385 | Interstate 585 | Interstate 95 South Carolina State Highway 2 South Carolina State Highway 3 South Carolina State Highway 4 South Carolina State Highway 5 South Carolina State Highway 6 South Carolina State Highway 7 South Carolina State Highway 8 South Carolina State Highway 9 South Carolina State Highway 10 South Carolina State Highway 11... Interstate 20 (abbreviated I-20) is a major east-west interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ... Business Spur Interstate 20 is a spur route that acts as a brief extension of Interstate 20 from its eastern terminus at the interchange with Interstate 95 in Florence, South Carolina. ... Interstate 26 (abbreviated I-26) is an east-west main route of the Interstate Highway System in the Southeastern United States. ... Interstate 126 is a spur route of Interstate 26, near Columbia, South Carolina. ... Interstate 526 (abbreviated I-526) or the Mark Clark Expressway is an unfinshed beltway Interstate Highway of Interstate 26 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA. It forms a 19. ... Interstate 73 (abbreviated I-73) is a main route of the Interstate Highway System, currently located entirely within the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Interstate 74 (abbreviated I-74) is an interstate highway in the Midwestern and southeastern United States. ... Interstate 174 (abbreviated I-174) is a proposed 3-digit interstate highway route in Horry County, South Carolina that will connect Future Interstate 74 (SC 31 - Carolina Bays Parkway) to North Myrtle Beach near Main Street. ... Interstate 77 (abbreviated I-77) is an interstate highway in the eastern United States. ... Interstate 85 (abbreviated I-85) is an interstate highway in the southeastern United States. ... Interstate 85 Business is a Business Loop of the Interstate Highway System and a freeway, running along the old route of Interstate 85 through Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. ... Interstate 185 is located in the city of Greenville, South Carolina. ... Interstate 385 (abbreviated I-385) is an interstate highway located in The Upstate region of South Carolina. ... Interstate 585 (abbreviated I-585) stretches from an Interstate 85 Business loop to Spartanburg, South Carolina. ... Interstate 95 is a major interstate highway, running along the East Coast of the United States from Florida to Maine. ...

Counties

Abbeville | Aiken | Allendale | Anderson | Bamberg | Barnwell | Beaufort | Berkeley | Calhoun | Charleston | Cherokee | Chester | Chesterfield | Clarendon | Colleton | Darlington | Dillon | Dorchester | Edgefield | Fairfield | Florence | Georgetown | Greenville | Greenwood | Hampton | Horry | Jasper | Kershaw | Lancaster | Laurens | Lee | Lexington | Marion | Marlboro | McCormick | Newberry | Oconee | Orangeburg | Pickens | Richland | Saluda | Spartanburg | Sumter | Union | Williamsburg | York List of South Carolina counties Categories: Lists of U.S. counties | South Carolina counties ... Abbeville County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Aiken County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Allendale County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Anderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Bamberg County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Barnwell County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Beaufort County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Berkeley County is a county in the state of South Carolina. ... Calhoun County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Charleston County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Cherokee County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Chester County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Chesterfield County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Clarendon County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Colleton County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Darlington County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Dillon County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Dorchester County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Edgefield County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Fairfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Florence County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Georgetown County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Greenville County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Greenwood County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Hampton County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Horry County (pronounced ORR-EEE; IPA: ) is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Jasper County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Kershaw County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Lancaster County, South Carolina - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Laurens County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Lee County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Lexington County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Marion County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Marlboro County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... McCormick County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Newberry County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Oconee County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Orangeburg County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Pickens County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Richland County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... Saluda County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Spartanburg County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Sumter County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Union County is a county located in the state of South Carolina. ... Location in the state of South Carolina Formed 1871 Seat Kingstree Area  - Total  - Water 2,427 km² (937 mi²) 8 km² (3 mi²) 0. ... York County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ...


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