Help Wikitravel grow by contributing to an article! Learn how.
New users, please see Help or go to the Pub to ask questions.

Difference between revisions of "Mecklenburg County (North Carolina)"

From Wikitravel
North Carolina : Piedmont : Mecklenburg County
Jump to: navigation, search
(Cities/Towns)
m (+isin, +outline)
Line 50: Line 50:
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
==External links==
 
  
{{stub}}
+
{{outline}}
 +
{{isIn|North_Carolina}}

Revision as of 22:41, 9 February 2006

Mecklenburg County is in the piedmont of North Carolina, it's population stands a shade under 700,000. The county seat, and largest city is Charlotte.

It's not uncommon to hear the phrase "Char-Meck" when refering to the area.

Contents

Cities

Charlotte and it's bedroom communities.

Charlotte has several smaller townships within it's sphere of influence.

Talk

The dominate language is English, although some Spanish would not hurt. Charlotte also has a high Vietnamese population.

See

Nature lovers will like Charlotte. The area, unlike most cities is very (with the stress on VERY) green.

Charlotte's central location is nice, you aren't too far from the mountains or beach. The closest (large) bodies of water and waterways are:

  • The Catawba River
  • Mountain Island Lake
  • Lake Norman
  • Lake Wylie

James K. Polk birthplace in modernday Pineville, South Mecklenburg.

Eat

Charlotte has several places to eat. Charlotte is very much a Carolina city, dispite it's outside influence, so try the barbeque.

Drink

A local favorite is Cheerwine soft drink, you should give it a try. As for beer, Char-Meck is nothing out of the ordinary.

Respect

Southern Comfort rules apply.

Stay Safe

Charlotte's crime rate is nothing to smile about, but you're unlikely to experience trouble.

Stay Healthy

Allergy sufferers be warned, because of it's nature beauty Charlotte and it's surrounding areas will be hell on you during the spring, you should come another time, or bring meds.

Char-Meck does not have a high HIV rate.

Get out

This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!




Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

In other languages