High Point, North Carolina

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High Point
City of High Point
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Nickname(s): 
Furniture and Hosiery Capital of the World, The Point, HP, City of the Future, Hype Point
Location in Guilford County and the state of North Carolina.
Location in Guilford County and the state of North Carolina.
Coordinates: 35°58′14″N 79°59′51″W / 35.97056°N 79.99750°W / 35.97056; -79.99750Coordinates: 35°58′14″N 79°59′51″W / 35.97056°N 79.99750°W / 35.97056; -79.99750
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountiesGuilford, Davidson, Randolph, Forsyth
Government
 • MayorBill Bencini
Area
 • City95.1 sq mi (205.3 km2)
 • Land94.7 sq mi (204.2 km2)
 • Water0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Elevation
1,007 ft (286 m)
Population
 • City107,741 (US: 260th)
 • Density1,750.1/sq mi (675.7/km2)
 • Urban
166,485 (US: 202nd)
 • Metro
741,065 (US: 73rd)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
27260-27265
Area code(s)336
FIPS code37-31400
GNIS feature ID0986755[1]
Websitehttp://www.high-point.net

High Point is a city in central North Carolina. In 2010, it had 104,731 people. It is southwest of Greensboro and southeast of Winston-Salem. High Point has furniture, textile and bus manufacturing.

High Point became a town in 1859.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. David Robinson (1 May 2012). North Carolina By Rail. Lulu.com. p. 38. ISBN 978-1-105-57610-2.