Place:Catawba, North Carolina, United States

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NameCatawba
Alt namesCatawbasource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates35.667°N 81.233°W
Located inNorth Carolina, United States     (1777 - )
See alsoLincoln, North Carolina, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Catawba County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 154,358. Its county seat is Newton, and its largest city is Hickory.

Catawba County is part of the Hickory–LenoirMorganton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Catawba County is part of the data center corridor. Maiden is home to the Apple iCloud data center, and the largest solar farm in the United States.

Conover is home to the ncDataCampus, which will be located behind the Conover Walmart, along North Carolina Highway 16.

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History

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The county was formed in 1842 from Lincoln County. It was named for the Catawba tribe of Native Americans, who once inhabited the area. German Lutheran farmers settled the area in the 1700s.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1777 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1837 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1843 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1843 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1843 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1913 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 8,862
1860 10,729
1870 10,984
1880 14,946
1890 18,689
1900 22,133
1910 27,918
1920 33,839
1930 43,991
1940 51,653
1950 61,794
1960 73,191
1970 90,873
1980 105,208
1990 118,412

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External links

www.co.catawba.nc.us


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