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Welcome to Indian Trail ...

The town of Indian Trail is located in Union County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Indian Trail has a population of 40,274 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

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

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

Websites for Indian Trail ...

Official Website:   www.indiantrail.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.unioncountycoc.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Indian Trail had an population of 40,274 people. This is an increase of 20.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 238.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Indian Trail had a population of 33,518 people (which is 16.65% of the total population of Union County). This makes Indian Trail the county's most populous community.

The population of Indian Trail represents 0.35% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 33,518 people, the population of Indian Trail increased 181.55% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,905 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Indian Trail.

Communities Also Named Indian Trail ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Indian Trail: This one is located in Union County and the other is located in Wake County.

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

Communities near Indian Trail ...

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

  • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charlotte
    • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Indian Trail
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 900,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlotte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlotte<7>
  • Monroe [Union County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
    • Monroe [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Indian Trail
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,668 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<7>
  • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mint Hill
    • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Indian Trail
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,109 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mint Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mint Hill<7>
  • Fort Mill [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Mill
    • Fort Mill [York County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Indian Trail
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,929 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Mill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Mill<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waxhaw [Union County]
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      • Waxhaw [Union County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Indian Trail
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,987 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waxhaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waxhaw<7>
    • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
      • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Indian Trail
      • 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>
    • Weddington [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Weddington [Mecklenburg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Indian Trail
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,389 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weddington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weddington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weddington<7>
    • Pineville [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pineville
      • Pineville [Mecklenburg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Indian Trail
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,185 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<7>
    • Unionville [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unionville
      • Unionville [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Indian Trail
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,344 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unionville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unionville
    • Marvin [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marvin
      • Marvin [Union County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Indian Trail
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,920 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marvin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marvin

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Indian Trail ...

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

Adding Indian Trail to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Union County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Indian Trail: www.indiantrail.org/

The official website for Union County: www.co.union.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 Union, 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 Indian Trail.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Indian Trail - 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 from Point A (ie- Indian Trail) 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 Indian Trail. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Indian TrailOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Indian Trail. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0701, Longitude: -80.6461       In this case, the coordinates for Indian Trail 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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