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Welcome to Huntersville ...

The town of Huntersville is located in Mecklenburg County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Huntersville has a population of 58,252 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Huntersville is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Huntersville: (704) and (980)<5>

Websites for Huntersville ...

Official Website: www.huntersville.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Huntersville had an population of 58,252 people. This is an increase of 24.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 133.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Huntersville had a population of 46,773 people (which is 5.09% of the total population of Mecklenburg County). This makes Huntersville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Huntersville represents 0.49% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 19th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 46,773 people, the population of Huntersville increased 87.39% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 24,960 people).

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

Adding Huntersville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Huntersville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Huntersville - they are located in Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Huntersville ...

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

  • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charlotte
    • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Huntersville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 900,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlotte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlotte<7>
  • Concord [Cabarrus County]
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    • Concord [Cabarrus County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Huntersville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,500 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<7>
  • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County]
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    • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Huntersville
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mooresville
    • Mooresville [Iredell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Huntersville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,962 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooresville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mooresville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County]
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      • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Huntersville
      • 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<7>
    • Mount Holly [Gaston County]
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      • Mount Holly [Gaston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Huntersville
      • 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<7>
    • Davidson [Iredell County]
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      • Davidson [Iredell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Huntersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,203 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davidson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davidson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davidson<7>
    • Belmont [Gaston County]
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      • Belmont [Gaston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Huntersville
      • 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<7>
    • Dallas [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dallas
      • Dallas [Gaston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Huntersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,851 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dallas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dallas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dallas<7>
    • Cramerton [Gaston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cramerton
      • Cramerton [Gaston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Huntersville
      • 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<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 Huntersville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Huntersville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Huntersville ...

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

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About Mecklenburg County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Huntersville: www.huntersville.org/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Huntersville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Huntersville - 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 '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- Huntersville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Huntersville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HuntersvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Huntersville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4061, Longitude: -80.8771       In this case, the coordinates for Huntersville 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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