Charlotte, North Carolina - Facts & Figures
Charlotte, North Carolina is the 17th largest city in the United States. It is the largest city in North Carolina, and it was named after the British queen Charlotte from Mecklenburg. The county was named after the queen's origin. Charlotte is best known for its finance industry because it is the United States' second largest financial center. It is home of the Carolina Panthers, and the Charlotte Bobcats basketball team. Charlotte was also known as the “Hornet's Nest of Rebellion” of the Revolutionary War.
- Population: 751087
- Industries: distribution, banking, finance, transportation, commerce
- Area Codes: 704, 980
- ZIP Codes: 28201, 28202, 28203, 28204, 28205, 28206, 28207, 28208, 28209, 28210, 28211, 28212,
- Surrounding Cities: Matthews, NC; Mount Holly, NC; Mint Hill, NC; Huntersville, NC; Indian Trail, NC; Monroe, NC; Mooresville, NC; Kings Mountain, NC; Lincolnton, NC; Lancaster, SC