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Welcome to Matthews ...
The town of Matthews is located in Mecklenburg County<1>.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Matthews has a population of 33,247 people<2> (see below for details).
Matthews is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Matthews lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Matthews: (704) & (980)<4>
The ZIP code for Matthews: 28105<5>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Matthews.
Websites for Matthews ...
Official Website: www.matthewsnc.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Matthews had an population of 33,247 people. This is an increase of 22.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 50.26% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Matthews had a population of 27,198 people. This makes Matthews the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Matthews represents 0.29% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 32nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 27,198 people, the population of Matthews increased 22.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 22,127 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Matthews.
Communities Also Named Matthews ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 17 communities that are also named Matthews - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi (3), Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Matthews.
Communities near Matthews ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Matthews.
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 Matthews. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Matthews.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Matthews. 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 Matthews.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Matthews ...
Looking for more information about Matthews? 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 Matthews, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Matthews.
Adding Matthews to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Matthews in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Matthews was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<9>
We also found Matthews in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Matthews.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Matthews: www.matthewsnc.com/
The official website for Mecklenburg County: www.charmeck.org
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Jun 2023