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Concord, North Carolina

Concord, North Carolina
Full nameCity of Concord
Official nameCity of Concord
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
FoundedApril, 1796
MayorScott Padgett
Total Area60.056 sq mi (155.5 km2)
Land Area60.047 sq mi (155.5 km2)
Water Area0 sq mi (0.03108 km2)
Elevation706 ft (215.2 m)
Total Population79066
Density (pop.)508/km2 (1316/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)1745524
Other information
Time zoneEST (UTC-5)
- Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code28025, 28026, 28027
Area code704, 980
FIPS code37-14100 
GNIS feature ID0983424 

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Concord (kon-kord) is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. According to Census 2010, the city has a current population of 79,066. It is the largest city in Cabarrus County and is the county seat. In terms of population, the city of Concord is the second largest city in the Charlotte Metropolitan Area. According to the North Carolina State Demographer's Office, Concord is the twelfth largest city in North Carolina. The city was also a winner of the All-America City Award in 2004. Located near the center of Cabarrus County, it is twenty miles (32 km) northeast of Uptown Charlotte.

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