Catawba County, North Carolina

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Catawba County, North Carolina
Historic Catawba County Courthouse - Newton, NC.jpg
Location within North Carolina
Location within North Carolina
Map of the United States highlighting North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
Named forCatawba tribe
Largest cityHickory
 • Total413 sq mi (1,070 km2)
 • Land399 sq mi (1,033 km2)
 • Water15 sq mi (39 km2), 3.6%
 • (2010)154,810
 • Density387/sq mi (149/km2)
Congressional districts5th, 10th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4

Catawba County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. In 2000, 141,685 people lived there. Its county seat is Newton.

History[change | change source]

The county was made in 1842 from Lincoln County.

Government[change | change source]

Catawba County is part of the local Western Piedmont Council of Governments.

Connected Counties[change | change source]

Cities and towns[change | change source]

These cities and towns are in Catawba County:

Other websites[change | change source]