Rowan County, North Carolina
county in North Carolina, United States
Rowan County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its county seat, Salisbury, is the oldest continuously populated town in western North Carolina. Rowan County is located northeast of Charlotte.
|Coordinates: 35°38′N 80°31′W / 35.64°N 80.52°W|
|Named for||Matthew Rowan|
|• Total||524 sq mi (1,360 km2)|
|• Land||511 sq mi (1,320 km2)|
|• Water||12 sq mi (30 km2) 2.4%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||271/sq mi (105/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Congressional districts||8th, 13th|
- ↑ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.