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Mount Pleasant, North Carolina
Location of Mount Pleasant, North Carolina
|• Total||3.32 sq mi (8.59 km2)|
|• Land||3.32 sq mi (8.59 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||650 ft (198 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||670.08/sq mi (258.72/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||704 980|
|GNIS feature ID||0990517|
Mount Pleasant is a town located in eastern Cabarrus County, North Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 1,652. The town center is located at the crossroads of Mount Pleasant Road and North Carolina Highway 73. NC Highway 49 skirts the town to the north on its way from Charlotte to Asheboro. The town is an important reference point along the road between Charlotte, the largest city in the Carolinas, and Raleigh, the North Carolina state capital. The town is also an important point on NC Highway 73 between Concord and Albemarle.
Mount Pleasant is located in eastern Cabarrus County at(35.403734, -80.435478).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.6 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||66||3.95%|
|Hispanic or Latino||48||2.87%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,671 people, 649 households, and 460 families residing in the town.
The town is home to Mount Pleasant Elementary, Middle, and High Schools, which serve most of the families of eastern Cabarrus County.
Mount Pleasant is the hometown of The Avett Brothers, a folk band formed by brothers Scott and Seth Avett.
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