Huntersville, North Carolina

Huntersville, North Carolina is a suburb in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. A part of the Charlotte metropolitan area, the population was 46,773 at the 2010 census, which makes Huntersville, North Carolina the 19th largest municipality in North Carolina. It is located about 12 miles north of downtown Charlotte. It is thought that the town derives its name from the Rev. Humphrey Hunter, a minister at Steele Creek and Unity Presbyterian Churches and a local Revolutionary War hero.

Huntersville, North Carolina
Huntersville, North Carolina
Location of Huntersville, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°24′34″N 80°51′49″WCoordinates: 35°24′34″N 80°51′49″W
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Mecklenburg
• Total 31.2 sq mi (80.7 km2)
• Land 31.1 sq mi (80.7 km2)
• Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 827 ft (252 m)
Population (2010)
• Total 46,773
• Density 801.4/sq mi (309.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
• Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 28070, 28078
Area code(s) 704, 980
FIPS code 37-33120[1]
GNIS feature ID 0987260[2]