Charlotte, city, seat (1774) of Mecklenburg county, south-central North Carolina, U.S. It lies just east of the Catawba River in the Piedmont region. Settled about 1750, it was incorporated in 1768 and named for Princess Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, George III ’s queen.
Charlotte Map. Charlotte is the largest city in the U.S. state of North Carolina and the seat of Mecklenburg County. In 2010, Charlotte's population according to the US Census Bureau was 731,424 , making it the 17th largest city in the United States based on population. The Charlotte metropolitan area had a 2009 population of 1,745,524.
What is there to do in Charlotte, NC? Charlotte is nestled between two lakes, Lake Norman and Lake Wylie, both accessible in under an hour by car for boating, swimming and fishing....
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Located in the Piedmont region, it is the county seat of Mecklenburg County. The population was 874,579 at the 2020 census,  making Charlotte the 16th-most populous city in the U.S., the seventh most populous city in the South, and the second most populous city in the Southeast behind Jacksonville, Florida.
UNC Charlotte, North Carolina's urban research university, fuels American innovation in everything from resilient and sustainable architecture and environmental systems, epidemiological modeling and sustainable energy, shaping the future of work for greater Charlotte and beyond.