Indian Trail, North Carolina

Indian Trail: A town in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. It is located in the southeastern part of the state, in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Indian Trail is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Indian Trail Historical Society and the Indian Trail Farmers' Market.


Indian Trail is a city located in the county of Union in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 33,518 and a population density of 580 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 41,040 inhabitants.

The city was created 162 years ago in 1860.

Indian Trail locator map
Location of Indian Trail on North Carolina map.

Quick Facts about Indian Trail

Population : 41,040 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Union County
Postal code : 28079
Phone Area Codes : 704
Area : 57.75 km2
Altitude : 715 feet / 218 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1861 (162 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 16:34:56 (2nd October 2023)
Density : 711 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 18.33% (2010-2020)
Weather : 57℉ Clear 7-days weather
Indian Trail Town Hall copy image
Indian Trail Town Hall copy
Indian Trail Town Hall copy image


Indian Trail is located at 35°4'37"N 80°40'9"W (35.0768100, -80.6692400).

Indian Trail map


Indian Trail forecast: Clear, with a low around 57. North northeast wind around 5 mph. more


The population of Indian Trail increased by 18.33% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 33,518 - census
2011 34,258 2.16% estimation process
2012 34,826 1.63% estimation process
2013 35,440 1.73% estimation process
2014 36,262 2.27% estimation process
2015 36,968 1.91% estimation process
2016 38,198 3.22% estimation process
2017 38,924 1.87% estimation process
2018 39,616 1.75% estimation process
2019 40,252 1.58% estimation process
2020 41,040 1.92% estimation process

Indian Trail zip code is 28079. County name: Union, County fips: 37179

People born in Indian Trail (1)

American football player Sam Howell was born in Indian Trail

Schools in Indian Trail

College & universities near Indian Trail, NC

Code Name City ZIP
444778 Charlotte Christian College and Theological Seminary Charlotte (NC) 28227
459064 Empire Beauty School-Pineville Charlotte (NC) 28226
199412 Queens University of Charlotte Charlotte (NC) 28274-0001
198260 Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte (NC) 28204

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Indian Trail, NC

Code Name Address Type
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL
HAM Hamlet West Main St. and North Bridges St. RAIL

Post offices near Indian Trail

Post Office Name City ZIP
Indian Trail Post Office Indian Trail (NC) 28079

Other cities in Union County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Union County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Monroe 35,668 City in and county seat of Union County, North Carolina, United States
Waxhaw 17,987 Town in Union County, North Carolina, USA
Stallings 16,456 Town
Weddington 11,389 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Wesley Chapel 9,476 Village in the United States
Unionville 7,344 County seat of Union County, South Carolina
Marvin 6,920 Village in North Carolina
Wingate 4,724 City in Union County, North Carolina, United States of America
Lake Park 3,999 Village in Union County, North Carolina, United States
Fairview 3,684 Town in North Carolina, United States
Marshville 2,835 Town in Union County, North Carolina, United States
Hemby Bridge 1,846 City in Union County, North Carolina, United States of America
Mineral Springs 1,208 City in Arkansas, USA
Jaars 597 Township in Union County, North Carolina

Distance to Other Cities

Indian Trail distances to largest North Carolina cities