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Welcome to Faith ...

The town of Faith is located in Rowan County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Faith has a population of 801 people<3> (see below for details).

Faith was established in 1903.

The community of Faith is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Faith: (704) and (980)<5>

Websites for Faith ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.rowanchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Faith, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Faith had an population of 801 people. This is a decrease of 0.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Faith had a population of 807 people. This makes Faith the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 807 people, the population of Faith increased 16.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 695 people).

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

Communities Also Named Faith ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Faith - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Faith ...

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

  • Concord [Cabarrus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
    • Concord [Cabarrus County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Faith
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,500 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<7>
  • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kannapolis
    • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Faith
    • 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<7>
  • Mooresville [Iredell County]
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    • Mooresville [Iredell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Faith
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,962 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooresville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mooresville<7>
  • Salisbury [Rowan County]
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    • Lexington [Davidson County]
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      • Lexington [Davidson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Faith
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<7>
    • China Grove [Rowan County]
    • Spencer [Rowan County]
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      • Spencer [Rowan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Faith
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,260 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spencer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer<7>
    • Landis [Rowan County]
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      • Landis [Rowan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Faith
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Landis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Landis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landis<7>
    • Mount Pleasant [Cabarrus County]
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      • Mount Pleasant [Cabarrus County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Faith
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,226 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant<7>
    • Denton [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denton
      • Denton [Davidson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Faith
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,700 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton<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 Faith. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Faith.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Faith ...

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

Adding Faith to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Rowan County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rowan County: www.co.rowan.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 Rowan, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Faith.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Faith - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Faith) 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 Faith. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FaithOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Faith. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5895, Longitude: -80.4590       In this case, the coordinates for Faith have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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