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Mooresville, North Carolina

Mooresville, North Carolina
Full nameMooresville, North Carolina
Official nameMooresville, North Carolina
Settlement typeTown
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
Total Area14.7 sq mi (38.1 km2)
Land Area14.7 sq mi (38.1 km2)
Water Area0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation925 ft (281.9 m)
Total Population32133 (2010)
Density (pop.)494.7/km2 (1281.6/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
- Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes28115, 28117
Area code704, 980
FIPS code37-44220 
GNIS feature ID0990209 

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Mooresville is a large suburban town in southern Iredell County, North Carolina, USA. It is in the Metrolina metro area. The population was 32,133 at the 2010 United States Census. It is located approximately 20 miles north of Charlotte.

Mooresville is best known as the home of many NASCAR racing teams and drivers, as well as racing technology suppliers, which has earned the city the nickname "Race City USA." Also located in Mooresville is the corporate headquarters of Lowe's Companies and Universal Technical Institute's NASCAR Technical Institute.

The current Mayor of Mooresville is Chris Montgomery. He was elected in November 2009.

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