Charlotte, North Carolina

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Charlotte is the most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.wikipedia
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List of people from Charlotte, North Carolina

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Residents are referred to as "Charlotteans".
This is a list of people from Charlotte, North Carolina.

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

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Located in the Piedmont, it is the county seat of Mecklenburg County.
Its county seat and largest city is Charlotte.

Bank of America

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Charlotte is home to the corporate headquarters of Bank of America and the east coast operations of Wells Fargo, which along with other financial institutions has made it the second-largest banking center in the United States since 1995. McColl transformed North Carolina National Bank (NCNB) into a formidable national bank that through aggressive acquisitions eventually merged with BankAmerica to become Bank of America.
The Bank of America Corporation (abbreviated as BofA) is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company founded in San Francisco, California and based in Charlotte, North Carolina, with central hubs in New York City, London, Hong Kong, Minneapolis, and Toronto.

Carolina Panthers

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Among Charlotte's many notable attractions, some of the most popular include the Carolina Panthers (NFL), the Charlotte Hornets (NBA), the NASCAR All-Star Race, the Wells Fargo Championship, the NASCAR Hall of Fame, the Charlotte Ballet, Children's Theatre of Charlotte, Carowinds amusement park, and the U.S. National Whitewater Center.
The Carolina Panthers are a professional American football team based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Charlotte Hornets

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Among Charlotte's many notable attractions, some of the most popular include the Carolina Panthers (NFL), the Charlotte Hornets (NBA), the NASCAR All-Star Race, the Wells Fargo Championship, the NASCAR Hall of Fame, the Charlotte Ballet, Children's Theatre of Charlotte, Carowinds amusement park, and the U.S. National Whitewater Center.
The Charlotte Hornets are an American professional basketball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

NASCAR Hall of Fame

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Among Charlotte's many notable attractions, some of the most popular include the Carolina Panthers (NFL), the Charlotte Hornets (NBA), the NASCAR All-Star Race, the Wells Fargo Championship, the NASCAR Hall of Fame, the Charlotte Ballet, Children's Theatre of Charlotte, Carowinds amusement park, and the U.S. National Whitewater Center.
The NASCAR Hall of Fame, located in Charlotte, North Carolina, honors drivers who have shown exceptional skill at NASCAR driving, all-time great crew chiefs and owners, broadcasters and other major contributors to competition within the sanctioning body.

Carowinds

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Among Charlotte's many notable attractions, some of the most popular include the Carolina Panthers (NFL), the Charlotte Hornets (NBA), the NASCAR All-Star Race, the Wells Fargo Championship, the NASCAR Hall of Fame, the Charlotte Ballet, Children's Theatre of Charlotte, Carowinds amusement park, and the U.S. National Whitewater Center.
Carowinds is a 407 acre amusement park, located adjacent to Interstate 77 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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In 2018, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the population was 872,498, making it the 16th-most populous city in the United States.

List of municipalities in North Carolina

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Charlotte is the most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.

Wells Fargo

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Charlotte is home to the corporate headquarters of Bank of America and the east coast operations of Wells Fargo, which along with other financial institutions has made it the second-largest banking center in the United States since 1995. First Union, later Wachovia in 2001, experienced similar growth before it was acquired by San Francisco-based Wells Fargo in 2008.
Wells Fargo in its present form is a result of a merger between San Francisco–based Wells Fargo & Company and Minneapolis-based Norwest Corporation in 1998 and the subsequent 2008 acquisition of Charlotte-based Wachovia.

Mountain Island Lake

Lake Wylie and Mountain Island Lake are two smaller man-made lakes located near the city.
Mountain Island Lake is a lake northwest of Charlotte, North Carolina created in 1924 to coincide with the building of Mountain Island Hydroelectric Station.

Wells Fargo Championship

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Among Charlotte's many notable attractions, some of the most popular include the Carolina Panthers (NFL), the Charlotte Hornets (NBA), the NASCAR All-Star Race, the Wells Fargo Championship, the NASCAR Hall of Fame, the Charlotte Ballet, Children's Theatre of Charlotte, Carowinds amusement park, and the U.S. National Whitewater Center.
Held in early May at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, it has attracted some of the top players on the tour.

Cabarrus County, North Carolina

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Further apportionment was made in 1792, after the American Revolutionary War, with Cabarrus County formed from Mecklenburg.
Cabarrus County is included in the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Union County, North Carolina

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In 1842, Union County formed from Mecklenburg's southeastern portion and a western portion of Anson County.
Union County is included in the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Mecklenburg Resolves

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Local leaders came together in 1775 and signed the Mecklenburg Resolves, more popularly known as the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence.
The Mecklenburg Resolves, or Charlotte Town Resolves, was a list of statements adopted at Charlotte, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina on May 20, 1775; drafted in the month following the fighting at Lexington and Concord.

Lake Norman

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It is located several miles east of the Catawba River and southeast of Lake Norman, the largest man-made lake in North Carolina.
The lake supplies water to Lincoln County, Catawba County, Iredell County, Charlotte, and other towns in Mecklenburg County, particularly Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville.

North Carolina

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Charlotte is the most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Raleigh is the state's capital and Charlotte is its largest city.

Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence

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Local leaders came together in 1775 and signed the Mecklenburg Resolves, more popularly known as the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence.
It was supposedly signed on May 20, 1775, in Charlotte, North Carolina, by a committee of citizens of Mecklenburg County, who declared independence from Great Britain after hearing of the battle of Lexington.

Wachovia

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First Union, later Wachovia in 2001, experienced similar growth before it was acquired by San Francisco-based Wells Fargo in 2008.
Wachovia is a diversified financial services company based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Charlotte Mint

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Many veins of gold were found in the area throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries, leading to the 1837 founding of the Charlotte Mint.
It was located in Charlotte, North Carolina and specialized in gold coinage.

Uptown Charlotte

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The crossroads in the Piedmont became the heart of Uptown Charlotte.
Uptown Charlotte is the central business district of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Great Wagon Road

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One path ran north–south and was part of the Great Wagon Road; the second path ran east–west along what is now Trade Street.
Continuing south through the Piedmont region, it passed through the present-day North Carolina towns of Winston-Salem, Salisbury, and Charlotte and sites of earlier Indian settlements on the historic Indian Trading Path.

Catawba River

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It is located several miles east of the Catawba River and southeast of Lake Norman, the largest man-made lake in North Carolina.
From Lake Norman it flows south, passing west of Charlotte, then flowing through the Mountain Island Lake and Lake Wylie reservoirs, where it forms approximately 10 miles (15 km) of the border between North Carolina and South Carolina.

Johnson C. Smith University

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Biddleville, the primary historic center of Charlotte's African American community, is west of Uptown, starting at the Johnson C. Smith University campus and extending to the airport.
Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) is a private, historically black university in Charlotte, North Carolina.

North Carolina National Bank

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McColl transformed North Carolina National Bank (NCNB) into a formidable national bank that through aggressive acquisitions eventually merged with BankAmerica to become Bank of America.
North Carolina National Bank (NCNB) was a bank based in Charlotte, North Carolina, prior to 1960 called American Commercial Bank.