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Mooresville is located in southern Iredell County in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. The Town’s location between the Charlotte metropolitan area and the city of Statesville, the County seat, has created diversified employment opportunities. The Town is the municipal center of the Mooresville-South Iredell region, an area that boasts Lake Norman, the state’s largest man-made lake by surface area with 520 miles of shoreline.
The Town has experienced significant residential and commercial growth in recent years.
Census figures reflect an increase of approximately 100% in the Town’s population between 1990 and 2000. The estimated population in 2007 was 26,689.
The Town’s employment base is diversified including corporate headquarters, manufacturing, medical, governmental and retail activities. Known as Race City USA, the Town attracts new and expanding investments by numerous NASCAR teams. Mooresville’s downtown area offers a variety of goods and services including retail, governmental services and the community’s Charles Mack Citizen Center.
Mooresville is located within 15 miles of three interstate highways and is approximately 23 miles from the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport. Interstate 77 passes through the Town and Interstates 40 and 85 are within a 15-minute drive.