Kannapolis, North Carolina

Kannapolis, North Carolina is a city in Cabarrus and Rowan counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina,[1][2] northwest of Concord and northeast of Charlotte. The population was 42,625 at the 2010 census,[6] which makes Kannapolis the 20th largest city in North Carolina. It is the home of the Kannapolis Intimidators, the Class A baseball affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, and it is the hometown of the Earnhardt racing family. The center of the city is home to the North Carolina Research Campus, a public-private venture that focuses on food, nutrition, and biotech research.

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Kannapolis, North Carolina
City
Kannapolis, North Carolina
Kannapolis, North Carolina
Location of Kannapolis, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°29′26″N 80°37′6″W
State North Carolina
Counties Cabarrus and Rowan[1][2]
Area
 • Total 32.5 sq mi (84.2 km2)
 • Land 31.9 sq mi (82.7 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
Elevation 830 ft (253 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 42,625
 • Density 1,335/sq mi (515.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 28081-28083
Area code(s) 704, 980
FIPS code 37-35200[3]
GNIS feature ID 1021013[4]
Website www.cityofkannapolis.com

Kannapolis, North Carolina

The Kannapolis, North Carolina logo contains a Colonial Williamsburg architectural style cupola.[5]

Kannapolis, North Carolina is a city in Cabarrus and Rowan counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina,[1][2] northwest of Concord and northeast of Charlotte. The population was 42,625 at the 2010 census,[6] which makes Kannapolis the 20th largest city in North Carolina. It is the home of the Kannapolis Intimidators, the Class A baseball affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, and it is the hometown of the Earnhardt racing family. The center of the city is home to the North Carolina Research Campus, a public-private venture that focuses on food, nutrition, and biotech research.