Cabarrus County, North Carolina
|Named for||Stephen Cabarrus|
|• Total||364 sq mi (940 km2)|
|• Land||362 sq mi (940 km2)|
|• Water||2.7 sq mi (7 km2) 0.7%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||492/sq mi (190/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
The county was made in 1792 from Mecklenburg County.
Cabarrus County is part of the local Centralina Council of Governments.
The county also has Barber-Scotia College, the Cabarrus College of Health Sciences (a four-year college), and a branch of Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. UNC Charlotte is in Mecklenburg County but is close Cabarrus and is easy to get to by driving on Interstate 85.
These counties are connected to Cabarrus County:
Cities and townsEdit
These cities and towns are in Cabarrus County:
Lowe's Motor SpeedwayEdit
The county is home to Lowe's Motor Speedway, which has three NASCAR events every year (the NASCAR All-Star Challenge, the Coca-Cola 600, and the Bank of America 500).