Cities: Charlotte NC

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Cities: Charlotte NC Gender: N/A
Mecklenberg County
born on 19 December 1801
Place Charlotte NC, USA, 35n14, 80w51
Timezone LMT m80w51 (is local mean time)
Data source
Official source; untimed
Rodden Rating AAX
Collector: Gary Brand
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 27°26' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif


U.S. city. Population 520,829 (1999) +22.0% 1990-1999. County seat of Mecklenberg County.

Established: Dec. 5, 1768

Earliest incorporation as a town: Dec. 19, 1801

First election: March 6, 1820

Incorporation as a city: March 10, 1866

Earliest incorporation as a town and commissioners were appointed in an act that was ratified December 19, 1801 (1801 North Carolina Laws, Chapter 58, pp. 32-33, date on p. 54).

An act authorizing the election of commissioners was ratified December 24, 1819 and the first election was held on March 6, 1820 (1819 North Carolina Laws, Chapter 74, pp. 59-60, date on p. 83).

Incorporation as a city was ratified March 10, 1866 (1866 North Carolina Private Laws, Chapter 7, pp. 53-72).

It was established in an act that was ratified December 5, 1768 (1768 North Carolina Colonial Laws, Chapter 11). The date the above act was ratified is from an amendment authorizing commissioners to lay off more lots that was ratified May 2, 1778 (1778 North Carolina Laws, Chapter 23, p. 18).

The population was 450 in 1815. Also called Charlottetown or Charlottesburg (Hornet's Nest, the Story of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County by LeGette Blythe and Charles Brockmann, 1961, Charlotte, NC: McNally, p. 34).

Copyright © 2002 by Gary Brand. All rights reserved.

For more city records call 434/823-6161

Source Notes

Dates from legislation.


  • Mundane : City Population : more than 500,000 population