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Welcome to Concord ...

Concord is located in Rutherford County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Concord: CON-CORD<3>

Concord is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Concord is located in the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Concord ...

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

  • Shelby [Cleveland County]
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    • Shelby [Cleveland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Concord
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,145 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<6>
  • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boiling Springs
    • Boiling Springs [Cleveland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Concord
    • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boiling Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boiling Springs<6>
  • Spindale [Rutherford County]
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    • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Concord
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spindale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<6>
  • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
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    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Concord
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutherfordton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Belwood [Cleveland County]
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      • Belwood [Cleveland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Concord
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 963 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belwood
    • Chesnee [Cherokee County]
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      • Chesnee [Cherokee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Concord
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 942 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesnee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesnee<6>
    • Ellenboro [Rutherford County]
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      • Ellenboro [Rutherford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the east of Concord
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 830 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<6>
    • Kingstown [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingstown
      • Kingstown [Cleveland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Concord
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 682 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingstown
    • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexander Mills
      • Alexander Mills [Rutherford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Concord
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexander Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexander Mills
    • Patterson Springs [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patterson Springs
      • Patterson Springs [Cleveland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Concord
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 628 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patterson Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patterson Springs

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. 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Rutherford County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcountync.gov/

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 Rutherford, 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 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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Concord - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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, 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: 35.3446, Longitude: -81.8209       In this case, the coordinates for Concord 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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