Cabarrus County, NC

A little bit of information about Cabarrus County

Cabarrus County is located in the Piedmont region of NC and borders Mecklenburg, Stanly, Rowan, Iredell, and Union. Cabarrus County was founded in 1792 and got its name after Stephen Cabarrus, who was a speaker of the NC house of Commitions.

Info on the Cabarrus County Government

It is the Cabarrus County Board's job to look over its departments like the Animal shelters, Fire dept. (and Fire Marshal), Human Resources, Human Survises, Libraries, and more. The County Board of Commitions consists of 5 members, and each serves a 4 year term that is voted on at large. The current County Manager is Mike Downs. The Chairman of Cabarrus County is Stephen Morris

Things to do while you are in Cabarrus County

While you're in Cabarrus County there are plenty of things for you to do like visit the Reed Gold Mines where John Reed found a $3,600 ( $74,400.59 accounting for inflation) gold nugget in 1799 starting a gold rush in NC. If gold mines aren't your thing come visit the Concord Mills Mall or come to our Great Wolf Lodge. Is racing your thing? Good! Because we have a NASCAR track in Concord.

The Cabarrus County seat: Concord

The city of Concord was founded in April of 1796 and means with harmony. The city council consists of 7 members all elected for 4 years. The current City Manager of the County seat is William Dusch, and the current Mayor is Lloyd Payne.