Mecklenburg County , North Carolina

Mecklenburg County: County in North Carolina, United States

Mecklenburg County locator map
Location of Mecklenburg County on North Carolina map.

About

Mecklenburg County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 919,628 and a population density of 650 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 1,128,945 inhabitants. Its county seat is Charlotte. The county was created 259 years ago in 1761.

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East Avenue Tabernacle
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Geography

Mecklenburg County is located at 35°14'48"N 80°49'58"W (35.2467100, -80.8327600). It has 6 neighbors: Cabarrus County, Gaston County, Iredell County, Union County, Lancaster County and York County.

Mecklenburg County map

The largest city of Mecklenburg County is Charlotte with a population of 900,350. Other cities include, Huntersville population 59,095, Cornelius population 30,804, Mint Hill population 28,109 and Pineville population 9,185. See all Mecklenburg County cities & populated places.

Mecklenburg County Quick Facts

Population : 1,128,945 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Mecklenburg County
Area : 1415 km2
Water as percent of area : 4%
Land as percent of area : 96%
Named for : Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Altitude : 751 feet / 229 meters
Capital : Charlotte
Establishment : January 01, 1762
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 19:58:21 (27th October 2021)
Density : 798 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 18.54% (2010-2020)

Mecklenburg County has 6 neighbours.

  • Charlotte

Demographics

The population of Mecklenburg County increased by 18.54% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 919,628 - census
2011 943,823 2.56% estimation process
2012 967,063 2.4% estimation process
2013 990,677 2.38% estimation process
2014 1,010,229 1.94% estimation process
2015 1,033,238 2.23% estimation process
2016 1,056,901 2.24% estimation process
2017 1,078,128 1.97% estimation process
2018 1,093,750 1.43% estimation process
2019 1,110,356 1.5% estimation process
2020 1,128,945 1.65% estimation process

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People born in Mecklenburg County (20)

People born in Mecklenburg County, including physician and politician Nathaniel Alexander, politician Jared Irwin, politician Evan Shelby Alexander, you can see a list of people who born in Mecklenburg County.

  • Harriet Morrison Irwin (American architect) she was born in 01/01/1828
  • Annie Lowrie Alexander (American physician) she was born in 10/01/1864
  • Bill Baker (American baseball player) he was born in 22/02/1911
  • Harold Dunaway (American racing driver) he was born in 07/10/1933
  • Lloyd Christenbury (Major League Baseball player) he was born in 19/10/1893
  • Paul Barringer (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1776
  • W. Craig Lawing (American politician) he was born in 06/07/1925
  • William Polk (American politician) he was born in 09/07/1758
  • Sarah Frew Davidson (educator) she was born in 20/07/1804
  • Eliza Ann Grier (African-American physician) she was born in 01/01/1864
  • Pug Pearman (American football player (1929-2004)) he was born in 01/05/1929
  • Joseph Harvey Wilson (American politician) he was born in 07/10/1810
  • Samuel Polk (1765-1827) he was born in 01/01/1765
  • Ephraim Brevard (American physician and reported author of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence) he was born in 01/01/1744
  • Elias Polk he was born in 01/01/1806
  • Jeter Andrew Barker (Founder of Love Valley, NC) he was born in 04/07/1924
  • Merwin Foard (American actor (1960-2020)) he was born in 16/09/1960

Other places with the same name (2)

Mecklenburg County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mecklenburg County.

City Name Population Title
Charlotte 900,350 City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Huntersville 59,095 City in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States of America
Matthews 33,718 Town in North Carolina, United States
Cornelius 30,804 City in North Carolina, United States
Mint Hill 28,109 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Pineville 9,185 Pineville is a city in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Wake County 1,132,271 County in North Carolina, United States
Charlotte 900,350 City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Guilford County 540,521 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Raleigh 474,414 Capital of North Carolina
Forsyth County 383,843 County in North Carolina, United States of America
West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
Cumberland County 336,364 County in Maine, United States
Durham County 327,306 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 297,878 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 285,897 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 263,477 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 248,112 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 244,562 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 236,613 County in North Carolina, United States
Gaston County 226,568 County in North Carolina, United States
Cabarrus County 221,479 County in North Carolina, United States