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Cities in North Carolina

North Carolina, located in the southeastern United States, is the 28th most extensive state of the country. It is the 9th most populous state in the United States. Charlotte is the most populous city in the state. As per a 2016 estimate, Charlotte had a population of 842,051 residents. Raleigh, the seat of Wake County, is the second most populous city in the state. It had a population of 458,880 residents, as of 2016. Greensboro is the third largest city with a population of 287,027 people. Cities in North Carolina which have a population of more than 100,000 people are Durham, Winston-Salem, Fayetteville, Cary, Wilmington, and High Point. Leland, a town in Brunswick County, is the least populous with an estimated population of 18,843 people as of 2016.
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Cities in North Carolina

Nicknamed the 'Old North State', North Carolina is located in southeastern United States. The state is known for pristine beaches, delicious barbeque, high-end pottery, and prestigious universities.

Also called the 'Queen City', Charlotte is the largest city in the state. The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts + Culture, Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Carolinas Aviation Museum, Freedom Park, Discovery Place, and NASCAR Hall of Fame are major tourist attractions in Charlotte. Known for its abundance of oak tress, Raleigh is the state capital of North Carolina and Asheville is the largest city in western North Carolina.

Wilmington, a port city, is famous for its historic downtown and a mile-long Riverwalk. Durham, Greensboro, Fayetteville, and Greenville are other significant cities in North Carolina worth visiting.

Getting In and Around

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) are the international gateways to the state. Amtrak trains Silver Star, Carolinian, Palmetto, and Piedmont serve the major cities in the state. Interstate highways (I-40, I-85, I-95, and I-77) and state highways (NC 24, NC 87, NC 42, and NC 903) traverse the state.

List of Cities in North Carolina

City NamePopulation (2011)
Albemarle15,903
Asheboro25,012
Asheville83,393
Burlington49,963
Charlotte731,424
Concord79,066
Durham228,330
Eden15,527
Elizabeth City18,683
Fayetteville200,564
Gastonia71,741
Goldsboro36,437
Greensboro269,666
Greenville84,554
Havelock20,735
Henderson15,368
Hickory40,010
High Point104,371
Jacksonville70,145
Kannapolis42,625
 
City NamePopulation (2011)
Kinston21,677
Laurinburg15,962
Lenoir18,228
Lexington18,931
Lumberton21,542
Monroe32,797
Morganton16,918
New Bern29,524
Raleigh403,892
Roanoke Rapids15,754
Rocky Mount57,477
Salisbury33,662
Sanford28,094
Shelby20,323
Statesville24,532
Thomasville26,757
Wilmington106,476
Wilson49,167
Winston-Salem229,617
  


Last Updated Date: August 28th, 2017