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Welcome to Wingate ...

The town of Wingate is located in Union County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wingate has a population of 4,671 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Wingate is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Wingate: (704) and (980)<5>

Websites for Wingate ...

Official Website:   www.wingate.govoffice.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.unioncountycoc.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wingate had an population of 4,671 people. This is an increase of 33.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 94.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wingate had a population of 3,491 people. This makes Wingate the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Wingate represents 0.04% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 178th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,491 people, the population of Wingate increased 45.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,406 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wingate ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Wingate - they are located in Indiana, Kansas, Maryland (2), Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Wingate ...

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

  • Indian Trail [Union County]
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    • Indian Trail [Union County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Wingate
    • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Trail
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indian Trail<7>
  • Monroe [Union County]
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    • Monroe [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Wingate
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,668 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<7>
  • Matthews [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Matthews [Mecklenburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Wingate
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,718 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matthews
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Matthews<7>
  • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Mint Hill [Mecklenburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Wingate
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,109 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mint Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mint Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mint Hill<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waxhaw [Union County]
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      • Waxhaw [Union County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Wingate
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,987 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waxhaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waxhaw<7>
    • Stallings [Union County]
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      • Stallings [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Wingate
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,456 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stallings have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stallings
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stallings<7>
    • Weddington [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Weddington [Mecklenburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Wingate
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,389 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weddington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weddington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weddington<7>
    • Wesley Chapel [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wesley Chapel
      • Wesley Chapel [Union County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Wingate
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,476 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesley Chapel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesley Chapel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wesley Chapel<7>
    • Unionville [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unionville
      • Unionville [Union County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Wingate
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,344 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unionville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unionville
    • Lake Park [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Park
      • Lake Park [Union County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Wingate
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,999 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Park

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wingate ...

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

Adding Wingate to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wingate 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 Wingate was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Wingate on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Carolina (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wingate: www.wingate.govoffice.com/

The official website for Union County: www.co.union.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 Union, 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 Wingate.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wingate - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wingate) 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 Wingate. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WingateOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wingate. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9854, Longitude: -80.4495       In this case, the coordinates for Wingate 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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