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Welcome to Concord ...

The city of Concord is located in Cabarrus County<1> and is the County Seat for Cabarrus County.

The pronunciation of Concord: CON-CORD<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Concord has a population of 96,233 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Concord is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Concord: (704) & (980)<5>

The ZIP code for Concord: 28025<6>

Websites for Concord ...

Official Website: www.ci.concord.nc.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Concord had an population of 96,233 people. This is an increase of 21.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 71.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Concord had a population of 79,066 people (which is 44.42% of the total population of Cabarrus County). This makes Concord the county's most populous community.

The population of Concord represents 0.83% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 79,066 people, the population of Concord increased 41.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 55,977 people).

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

Communities Also Named Concord ...

While we believe that this Concord is located in Cabarrus County, we know of another 6 North Carolina communities named Concord. Those communities are located in the following counties: Caldwell, Duplin, Person, Rutherford, Sampson and Yancey County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 105 communities that are also named Concord - they are located in Alabama (6), Arkansas (3), California, Delaware (2), Florida (2), Georgia (12), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (5), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (5), Nebraska (2), New Hampshire, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (4), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7), Texas (11), Vermont, Virginia (4), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Concord ...

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

  • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southwest of Concord
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 900,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlotte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlotte<8>
  • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the west of Concord
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntersville<8>
  • Mooresville [Iredell County]
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    • Mooresville [Iredell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northwest of Concord
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,962 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mooresville<8>
  • Salisbury [Rowan County]
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    • Salisbury [Rowan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Concord
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,821 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the west of Concord
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,804 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornelius have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornelius<8>
    • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the south of Concord
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,109 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mint Hill<8>
    • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County]
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      • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Concord
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,852 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<8>
    • Davidson [Iredell County]
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      • Davidson [Iredell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the west of Concord
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,203 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davidson have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davidson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davidson<8>
    • China Grove [Rowan County]
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      • China Grove [Rowan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the north of Concord
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on China Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for China Grove<8>
    • Fairview [Union County]
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      • Fairview [Union County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the south of Concord
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,984 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Concord. Our list includes 25 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Concord.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Concord ...

Looking for more information about Concord? 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 Concord, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Concord.

Adding Concord to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Concord 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 Concord was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

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About Cabarrus County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Concord: www.ci.concord.nc.us/

The official website for Cabarrus County: www.co.cabarrus.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 Cabarrus, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Concord. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Concord.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Concord - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<6>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 Concord). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Concord or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Concord) 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 Concord. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ConcordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Concord. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4106, Longitude: -80.5813    
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<9>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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