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Cabarrus County, North Carolina
|Cabarrus County, North Carolina|
Location in the state of North Carolina
North Carolina's location in the U.S.
365 sq mi (945 km²)
364 sq mi (943 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), 0.16%
360/sq mi (139/km²)
The county was made in 1792 from Mecklenburg County.
Cabarrus County is part of the local Centralina Council of Governments.
The county also has Barber-Scotia College, the Cabarrus College of Health Sciences (a four year college), and a branch of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. UNC Charlotte is in Mecklenburg County but is close Cabarrus and is easy to get to by driving on Interstate 85.
These counties are connected to Cabarrus County:
- Rowan County, North Carolina - north
- Stanly County, North Carolina - east
- Union County, North Carolina - south
- Mecklenburg County, North Carolina - west
- Iredell County, North Carolina - northwest
Cities and towns
These cities and towns are in Cabarrus County:
Lowe's Motor Speedway
The county is home to Lowe's Motor Speedway, which has three NASCAR events every year (the NASCAR All-Star Challenge, the Coca-Cola 600, and the Bank of America 500).