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Welcome to Cherryville ...

The city of Cherryville is located in Gaston County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cherryville has a population of 6,079 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Cherryville.

Cherryville is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Cherryville: (704) & (980)<4>

The ZIP code for Cherryville: 28021<5>

Websites for Cherryville ...

Junior League:   www.jlgaston.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cherryville had an population of 6,079 people. This is an increase of 5.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cherryville had a population of 5,760 people. This makes Cherryville the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Cherryville represents 0.06% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 121st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,760 people, the population of Cherryville increased 7.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,361 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cherryville.

Communities Also Named Cherryville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Cherryville - they are located in British Columbia, Idaho, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2) and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Cherryville ...

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

  • Gastonia [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gastonia
    • Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Cherryville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gastonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gastonia<7>
  • Shelby [Cleveland County]
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    • Shelby [Cleveland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Cherryville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,145 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<7>
  • Lincolnton [Lincoln County]
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    • Lincolnton [Lincoln County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Cherryville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,522 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincolnton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincolnton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincolnton<7>
  • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County]
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    • Kings Mountain [Cleveland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Cherryville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,118 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kings Mountain<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bessemer City [Gaston County]
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      • Bessemer City [Gaston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Cherryville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,645 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bessemer City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer City<7>
    • Dallas [Gaston County]
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      • Dallas [Gaston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Cherryville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,851 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dallas have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas<7>
    • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County]
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      • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Cherryville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,617 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boiling Springs<7>
    • Cramerton [Gaston County]
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      • Cramerton [Gaston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Cherryville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,511 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cramerton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cramerton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cramerton<7>
    • Stanley [Gaston County]
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      • Stanley [Gaston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Cherryville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,793 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanley<7>
    • Lowell [Gaston County]
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      • Lowell [Gaston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Cherryville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,744 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowell have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowell<7>

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 Cherryville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cherryville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cherryville. 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 Cherryville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cherryville ...

Looking for more information about Cherryville? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Cherryville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cherryville.

Adding Cherryville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cherryville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Cherryville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cherryville on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Gaston County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gaston County: www.co.gaston.nc.us/

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 Gaston, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cherryville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cherryville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Cherryville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cherryville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Cherryville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cherryville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CherryvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cherryville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3790, Longitude: -81.3796    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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