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Location  Top

Concord is located northeast and adjacent to Charlotte, NC.

City

Distance

Charlotte, NC

30 minutes /21 miles

Winston-Salem, NC

67 minutes / 59 miles

Asheville, NC

157 minutes / 148 miles

 

Climate  Top

 

Average Annual

Average Monthly

Temperature
(Degrees Fahrenheit)

60.3º

January 38.5º
June 75.0º

Rainfall

46.3"

 3.86"

Snowfall

4.0"

1"

Elevation

704' above sea level

 

 

Amenities - Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism  Top

Downtown Concord has some of the most distinctive residential and commercial historic districts in the Southeast.

Concord Regional Airport, a general aviation facility, is the 4th busiest airport of any kind in North Carolina.

Concord Mills Mall is the North Carolina's #1 tourist attraction with over 15 million visitors annually.

Rocky River Golf Club, a public course owned by the City, has been named one of the Top 100 courses in NC.

Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord is one of the premier NASCAR tracks in the US. Major NASCAR teams are located in Concord, including Chip Ganassi Racing, Hendrick Motorsports and Roush Racing.

Tomorrow's NASCAR stars can be seen today honing their racing skills at Concord Motorsport Park with two tracks and a variety of events.

The Kannapolis Intimidators are the Class "A" affiliate of the Chicago White Sox playing baseball just north of Concord off I-85.

The Charlotte Knights are the Class "AAA" affiliate of the Chicago White Sox playing baseball south of Concord uptown Charlotte.

NFL football's Carolina Panthers play at Bank of America Stadium south of Concord in uptown Charlotte.

NBA basketball's Charlotte Hornets play in the New Charlotte Arena in uptown Charlotte.

The "AA" Hockey League Charlotte Checkers play ECHL Hockey in Cricket Arena in Charlotte.

The Cabarrus Arts Council's Davis Theater host a variety of performing arts in the beautifully renovated theater located in the Historic Courthouse in downtown Concord

The Blumenthal Performing Arts Center in uptown Charlotte presents a wide range of high quality and innovative programs in the performing and related arts.

PNC Music Pavilion is a major music venue in Charlotte, just minutes from Concord.