Concord, North Carolina

Concord, North Carolina

Concord, North Carolina (kon-kord) is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 79,066,[3] with an estimated population in 2013 of 83,506.[4] It is the largest city in Cabarrus County[5]and is the county seat. In terms of population, the city of Concord, North Carolina is the second largest city in the Charlotte Metropolitan Area and is the twelfth largest city in North Carolina.[6]

The city was a winner of the All-America City Award in 2004. Located near the center of Cabarrus County, it is 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Charlotte center city.

Concord, North Carolina is the home of Charlotte Motor Speedway and numerous NASCAR driver headquarters.

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Concord, North Carolina
Satellite city
City of Concord
Concord, North Carolina

Concord Downtown
Official seal of Concord, North Carolina
Motto: “High Performance Living”
Location of Concord within North Carolina
Location of Concord within North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°24′16″N 80°36′2″WCoordinates: 35°24′16″N 80°36′2″W
Country  United States
State North Carolina
County Cabarrus
Founded April 1796
Incorporated 1806
 • Type Council-Manager
 • Mayor Scott Padgett
 • Satellite city 60.30 sq mi (156.18 km2)
 • Land 60.27 sq mi (156.09 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.09 km2)  0.06%
Elevation 706 ft (215 m)
Population (2013 est.)
 • Satellite city 83,506
 • Density 1,386/sq mi (535.0/km2)
 • Metro 1,745,524 (Charlotte)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 28025, 28026, 28027
Area code(s) 704, 980
FIPS code 37-14100[1]
GNIS feature ID 0983424[2]