Cary, North Carolina

Cary /kæri/ is the seivent-lairgest municipality in North Carolina. Cary is in Wake an Chatham coonties in the U.S. state o North Carolina. Locatit amaist entirely in Wake Coonty, it is the coonty's seicont-lairgest municipality and the third-lairgest municipality in The Triangle efter Raleigh an Durham. The toun's population wis 135,234 as o the 2010 census (an increase o 43.1% syne 2000), makkin it the lairgest toun an seivent-lairgest municipality statewide.[6] The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the toun's population tae be 159,769 as o Julie 1, 2015.[7] Cary is the seicont maist populous incorporatit toun (ahint anerly Gilbert, Arizona) in the Unitit States.

Cary, North Carolina
Town of Cary
Cary NC Town Hall.jpg
Location in Wake Coonty an the state o North Carolina.
Location in Wake Coonty an the state o North Carolina.
Coordinates: 35°46′44″N 78°48′1″W / 35.77889°N 78.80028°W / 35.77889; -78.80028Coordinates: 35°46′44″N 78°48′1″W / 35.77889°N 78.80028°W / 35.77889; -78.80028
KintraUnitit States
StateNorth Carolina
CoontiesWake, Chatham
IncorporatitApryle 6, 1871
Named forSamuel Fenton Cary
 • MayorHarold Weinbrecht (D)
 • Total153.90 km2 (59.42 sq mi)
 • Laund151.07 km2 (58.33 sq mi)
 • Water2.82 km2 (1.09 sq mi)  1.83%
146 m (480 ft)
 • Total135,234
 • Estimate 
 • Density880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
27511-27513, 27518, 27519
Area code(s)919, 984
FIPS code37-10740[4]
GNIS feature ID1019552[5]


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  6. "Subcounty population estimates: North Carolina 20002009". United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 22 Juin 2010. Archived frae the original (CSV) on 26 Juin 2010. Retrieved 30 September 2010. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)
  7. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places of 50,000 or More, Ranked by July 1, 2015 Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". United States Census Bureau.