Fast Facts

Cabarrus County

Population Cabarrus County: 211,342
City of Concord: 94,130
City of Kannapolis: 49,761
Town of Harrisburg: 16,075
Town of Midland: 3,214
Town of Mount Pleasant: 1,740
Climate Annual average rainfall: 46”
Annual average temperature: 59°
January average temperature: Hi 51°, Low 30°
June average temperature: Hi 87°, Low 64°
Elevation 704 feet
Heartland Encompassing the central part of the state, the Piedmont is made up of gently rolling foothills. Although the area enjoys four distinct seasons, temperatures are mild year-round. The area also enjoys sunshine about 214 days a year.

North Carolina

Highlighted Month Former Governor Pat McCrory proclaimed May 2014 as “Motorsports Month” in North Carolina
Motto To be, rather than to seem
Population 10.15 million
Size 53,821 square miles
Capital Raleigh (established in 1792)
Origin of Name From the Latin, “Carolus,” in honor of King Charles I of England
Sport Stock Car Racing
Flower Dogwood
Bird Cardinal
Fish Channel Bass
Reptile Box Turtle
Dog Plott Hound
Rock Granite
Vegetable Sweet Potato
Tree Pine
Fruit Muscadine Grape
Shell Scotch Bonnet
Insect Honeybee
Mammal Gray Squirrel
Stone Emerald
Beverage Milk


Population information gathered from U.S. Census Bureau: Population Estimates July 1, 2018 (V2018) Climate information gathered from: NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information, Climate at a Glance: County Time Series, published February 2019, retrieved on March 1, 2019 from