Essay on Charlotte, North Carolina, West Carolina

702 Words Nov 29th, 2016 3 Pages
Location- Charlotte, North Carolina

Description of Area- The Charlotte Metropolitan area ranks 22nd largest in the US. Charlotte, North Carolina 's largest city and the seat of Mecklenburg County, is located in the southern part of the state near the South Carolina border. Charlotte is also home of the NFL Carolina Panthers, and the NBA Charlotte Hornets which play at the Bank of America Stadium and the Time Warner Cable Arena. Along with hundreds of restaurants and attraction throughout the Charlotte area.

Accessibility- Charlotte is an accessible city, there are many forms of transportation throughout Charlotte. All through Charlotte there are parking lots, bus’s, cab’s (Uber, Lyft), and train’s. Charlotte is also home to Charlotte Douglas International Airport which is the 6th busiest airport in the United States.

Traffic- Being a big city Charlotte has lots of different kinds of traffic; heavy foot traffic, heavy vehicle traffic throughout the downtown area. In 2014 an average of 22,375 people walked downtown Charlotte. Being a Metropolitan area Charlotte the traffic can be heavy at times but it is still accessible.

Commercial Profile- Many businesses are located in Charlotte, the headquarters for; Bank of America, BB&T, Duke Energy, Hanes, LabCorp, Lowes and many more. Charlotte is also home to Levine Children Hospital, Novant Health and Carolina Medical Center. Charlotte also has many different colleges; UNC, Central Piedmont Community College, Queens University…

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