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(Mecklenburg County)

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Welcome to Spring Lake ...

Spring Lake is located in Mecklenburg County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Spring Lake: Spring Lk.

Spring Lake is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Spring Lake: (704) & (980)<4>

Communities Also Named Spring Lake ...

While we believe that this Spring Lake is located in Mecklenburg County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Spring Lake. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cumberland and Wilson County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 35 communities that are also named Spring Lake - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois (3), Indiana, Kansas (3), Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota (3), New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina (4), South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Spring Lake ...

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

  • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Spring Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 900,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlotte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlotte<6>
  • Concord [Cabarrus County]
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    • Concord [Cabarrus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Spring Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 98,500 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<6>
  • Gastonia [Gaston County]
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    • Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Spring Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gastonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gastonia<6>
  • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Huntersville [Mecklenburg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Spring Lake
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntersville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County]
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      • Kannapolis [Cabarrus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Spring Lake
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kannapolis<6>
    • Mooresville [Iredell County]
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      • Mooresville [Iredell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Spring Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,962 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mooresville<6>
    • Matthews [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Matthews [Mecklenburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Spring Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,718 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Matthews<6>
    • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Cornelius [Mecklenburg County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Spring Lake
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,804 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornelius have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornelius
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornelius<6>
    • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Spring Lake
      • 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<6>
    • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County]
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      • Harrisburg [Cabarrus County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Spring Lake
      • 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<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spring Lake ...

Looking for more information about Spring Lake? 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 Spring Lake, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Spring Lake.

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About Mecklenburg County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Spring Lake. 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 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spring Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (980) is an overlay for area code (704).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Spring Lake) 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 Spring Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Spring LakeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spring Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3129, Longitude: -80.8673       In this case, the coordinates for Spring Lake have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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