Cornelius, North Carolina

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Cornelius, North Carolina
The Cornelius branch of the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County
The Cornelius branch of the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County
Location of Cornelius, North Carolina
Location of Cornelius, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°28′44″N 80°53′4″W / 35.47889°N 80.88444°W / 35.47889; -80.88444Coordinates: 35°28′44″N 80°53′4″W / 35.47889°N 80.88444°W / 35.47889; -80.88444
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyMecklenburg
Government
 • MayorWoodrow Washam
 • Chief of PoliceBence Hoyle
Area
 • Total12.1 sq mi (31.28 km2)
 • Land11.78 sq mi (30.5 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.78 km2)
Elevation
804 ft (245 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total24,866
 • Estimate 
(2016)
28,515
 • Density2,100/sq mi (790/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
28031
Area code(s)704
FIPS code37-14700[1]
GNIS feature ID0983573[2]
Websitewww.cornelius.org

Cornelius is a lakeside town located along Lake Norman in northern Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 24,866 at the 2010 census.

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.