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Pinecrest, North Carolina
(Mecklenburg County)

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Welcome to Pinecrest ...

Pinecrest is located in Mecklenburg County<1>.

Pinecrest is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Pinecrest: (704) & (980)<3>

Communities Also Named Pinecrest ...

While we believe that this Pinecrest is located in Mecklenburg County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Pinecrest. Those communities are located in the following counties: Davidson and Rutherford County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 30 communities that are also named Pinecrest - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Delaware, Florida (4), Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi (2), Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina (4), Tennessee, Utah and Virginia.

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

Communities near Pinecrest ...

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

  • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Pinecrest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 900,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlotte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlotte<5>
  • Gastonia [Gaston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gastonia
    • Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Pinecrest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gastonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gastonia<5>
  • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Pinecrest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntersville<5>
  • Indian Trail [Union County]
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    • Indian Trail [Union County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Pinecrest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,040 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Trail have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Trail
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indian Trail<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Matthews [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Matthews [Mecklenburg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Pinecrest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,718 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Matthews<5>
    • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Pinecrest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,804 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornelius have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornelius
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornelius<5>
    • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Pinecrest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,109 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mint Hill<5>
    • Fort Mill [York County]
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      • Fort Mill [York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Pinecrest
      • 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<5>
    • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County]
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      • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Pinecrest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,852 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<5>
    • Stallings [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stallings
      • Stallings [Union County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Pinecrest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stallings have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stallings
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stallings<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pinecrest ...

Looking for more information about Pinecrest? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Pinecrest, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Pinecrest.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Mecklenburg County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Pinecrest - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<4>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- Pinecrest) 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 Pinecrest. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PinecrestOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pinecrest. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2144, Longitude: -80.9038    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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