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Welcome to Mooresville ...

The town of Mooresville is located in Iredell County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mooresville has a population of 39,142 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Mooresville is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Mooresville: (704) & (980)<4>

The ZIP code for Mooresville: 28115<5>

Websites for Mooresville ...

Official Website: www.ci.mooresville.nc.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mooresville had an population of 39,142 people. This is an increase of 19.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 107.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mooresville had a population of 32,711 people (which is 20.52% of the total population of Iredell County). This makes Mooresville the county's most populous community.

The population of Mooresville represents 0.34% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 27th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 32,711 people, the population of Mooresville increased 73.78% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,823 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mooresville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Mooresville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana (2), Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Mooresville ...

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

  • Concord [Cabarrus County]
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    • Concord [Cabarrus County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Mooresville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,500 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<8>
  • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Mooresville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntersville<8>
  • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County]
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    • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Mooresville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,007 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kannapolis have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kannapolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kannapolis<8>
  • Salisbury [Rowan County]
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    • Salisbury [Rowan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Mooresville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,821 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Mooresville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,804 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornelius have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornelius
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornelius<8>
    • Statesville [Iredell County]
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      • Statesville [Iredell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Mooresville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,045 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Statesville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Statesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Statesville<8>
    • Davidson [Iredell County]
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      • Davidson [Iredell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Mooresville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,203 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davidson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davidson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davidson<8>
    • China Grove [Rowan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for China Grove
      • China Grove [Rowan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Mooresville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,249 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on China Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for China Grove<8>
    • Landis [Rowan County]
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      • Landis [Rowan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Mooresville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,148 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Landis have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Landis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landis<8>
    • Troutman [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troutman
      • Troutman [Iredell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Mooresville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,817 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troutman have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troutman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troutman<8>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mooresville. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mooresville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mooresville ...

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

Adding Mooresville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Carolina

About Iredell County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mooresville: www.ci.mooresville.nc.us/

The official website for Iredell County: www.co.iredell.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 Iredell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mooresville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mooresville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Mooresville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mooresville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mooresville) 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 Mooresville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MooresvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mooresville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5848, Longitude: -80.8097    
<7>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.
<8>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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