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Welcome to Caldwell ...

Caldwell is located in Mecklenburg County<1>.

The location of Caldwell has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Caldwell is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Caldwell lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Caldwell: (704) and (980)<4>

Communities Also Named Caldwell ...

While we believe that this Caldwell is located in Mecklenburg County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Caldwell. Those communities are located in the following counties: Gaston and Orange County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 35 communities that are also named Caldwell - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, California, Georgia (3), Idaho, Illinois (2), Kansas (3), Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Caldwell.

Communities near Caldwell ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Caldwell.

  • Charlotte
  • Concord
  • Huntersville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntersville
    • Huntersville lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Caldwell.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntersville<6>
  • Kannapolis
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kannapolis
    • Kannapolis lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Caldwell.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,007 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kannapolis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kannapolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kannapolis<6>
  • Mooresville
  • Harrisburg
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
    • Harrisburg lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Caldwell.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,852 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<6>
  • Mount Holly
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Holly
    • Mount Holly lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Caldwell.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,415 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Holly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Holly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Holly<6>
  • Belmont
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belmont
    • Belmont lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Caldwell.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,622 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<6>
  • Cramerton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cramerton
    • Cramerton lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Caldwell.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,511 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cramerton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cramerton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cramerton<6>
  • China Grove

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Caldwell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Caldwell.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Caldwell. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Caldwell.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Caldwell. See our Newspapers Page for Caldwell.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Caldwell ...

Looking for more information about Caldwell? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Caldwell, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Caldwell.

Adding Caldwell to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Caldwell in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Caldwell was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Caldwell.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Caldwell. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mecklenburg County: www.charmeck.org

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Mecklenburg, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Caldwell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Caldwell) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Caldwell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4537, Longitude: -80.8429       In this case, the coordinates for Caldwell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

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