High Point, North Carolina

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High Point
City of High Point
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.
Country United States
State North Carolina
Counties Guilford, Davidson, Randolph, Forsyth
 • Mayor Bill Bencini
 • City 95.1 sq mi (205.3 km2)
 • Land 94.7 sq mi (204.2 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Elevation 1,007 ft (286 m)
Population (2013)
 • City 107,741 (US: 260th)
 • Urban 166,485 (US: 202nd)
 • Metro 741,065 (US: 73rd)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 27260-27265
Area code(s) 336
FIPS code 37-31400
GNIS feature ID 0986755[1]
Website http://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.