High Point, North Carolina

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High Point
City
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.
Coordinates: 35°58′14″N 79°59′51″W / 35.97056°N 79.9975°W / 35.97056; -79.9975Coordinates: 35°58′14″N 79°59′51″W / 35.97056°N 79.9975°W / 35.97056; -79.9975
Country United States
State North Carolina
Counties Guilford, Davidson, Randolph, Forsyth
Government
 • Mayor Bill Bencini
Area
 • 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]

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