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Searchable Map and Satellite View of Charlotte using Google Earth Data

Flag of Charlotte, North CarolinaSatellite view showing Charlotte, largest city and the seat of Mecklenburg County in North Carolina in the United States. The city is located some miles east of the Catawba River in the Piedmont region in the south-central part of NC.

The Waxhaws area was settled by European immigrants in the mid 18th century near the intersection of the Great Wagon Road (Carolina Road) and the Indian Trading Path, it became the heart of now Uptown Charlotte. The east–west trading path became Charlotte's Trade Street, and the Great Wagon Road became Tryon Stree.

Today Charlotte has a population of about 800,000 inhabitants (in 2014). In Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill metropolitan area live 1.8 million people.

The city was named for the German Princess Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, queen and wife of the British King George III.

Charlotte Attractions:
Places of Worship: Cathedral of Saint Patrick, Hickory Grove Baptist Church, Calvary Church, Elevation Church, and Billy Graham Library.
Museums:
Levine Museum of the New South, Discovery Place, the Mint Museum, Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Carolinas Aviation Museum, Charlotte Nature Museum, and Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture.

Other Attractions:
Carowinds amusement park, NASCAR Hall of Fame.

The Map shows a city map of Charlotte with expressways, main roads and streets, Charlotte Douglas International Airport (IATA code: CLT) is located 7 mi (11 km) by road, west of the city.

Just zoom in to see the intersection of Trade and Tryon streets, the former native American trails in Uptown Charlotte, known as "The Square".

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Charlotte Skyline
Charlotte skyline in January seen from Central Piedmont Community College.
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Local Time Charlotte:
Friday-October-31 2014  02:10  
Standard time zone Eastern (EST): UTC/GMT -5 hours
Daylight Saving Time (EDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

 
Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
 
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Raleigh (NC capital city)

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External Links
Charlotte (official website)
Visit Charlotte
The official tourism site for the Queen City.

Largest newspaper:
The Charlotte Observer

Wikipedia: Charlotte, North Carolina
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