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Welcome to Statesville ...

The city of Statesville is located in Iredell County<1> and is the County Seat for Iredell County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Statesville has a population of 27,507 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Statesville is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Websites for Statesville ...

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

Chamber of Commerce:   www.statesvillechamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Statesville had an population of 27,507 people. This is an increase of 12.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Statesville had a population of 24,532 people (which is 15.39% of the total population of Iredell County). This makes Statesville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Statesville represents 0.26% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 38th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 24,532 people, the population of Statesville increased 5.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 23,320 people).

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

Communities Also Named Statesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Statesville - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Statesville ...

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

  • Mooresville [Iredell County]
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    • Mooresville [Iredell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Statesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,962 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooresville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mooresville<7>
  • Mocksville [Davie County]
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    • Mocksville [Davie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Statesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,297 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mocksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mocksville<7>
  • Taylorsville [Alexander County]
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    • Taylorsville [Alexander County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Statesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,140 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<7>
  • Claremont [Catawba County]
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    • Claremont [Catawba County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Statesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,414 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont 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 Claremont<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cooleemee [Davie County]
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      • Cooleemee [Davie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Statesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 982 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooleemee 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 Cooleemee<7>
    • Cleveland [Rowan County]
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      • Cleveland [Rowan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Statesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 875 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<7>
    • Catawba [Catawba County]
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      • Catawba [Catawba County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Statesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 627 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catawba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catawba
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catawba<7>
    • Harmony [Iredell County]
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      • Harmony [Iredell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Statesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 604 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harmony<7>
    • Love Valley [Iredell County]
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      • Love Valley [Iredell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Statesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Love Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Love Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Love Valley<7>
    • Barium Springs [Iredell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barium Springs
      • Barium Springs [Iredell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Statesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barium Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barium Springs

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Statesville. Our list includes 26 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Statesville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Statesville ...

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

Adding Statesville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Iredell County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Statesville: www.ci.statesville.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>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 Statesville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Statesville - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Statesville) 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 Statesville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from StatesvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Statesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7856, Longitude: -80.8697       In this case, the coordinates for Statesville 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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