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The population of Waxhaw is approximately 3,207 (2005), 9859 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 937 (2000), 3242 (2010).

The amount of land area in Waxhaw is 2.888 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Waxhaw is 2.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Waxhaw to Washington DC is 350 miles. The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 136 miles. (as the crow flies)
Waxhaw is positioned 34.92 degrees north of the equator and 80.74 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Waxhaw elevation is 664 feet above sea level.
Waxhaw median income is $54,600 (2005).

The Waxhaw median home price is $174,300 (2005).

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Waxhaw location: in south-central North Carolina about 20 miles from Charlotte. Other nearby communities include JAARS, Mineral Springs, Marvin, Weddington, Wesley Chapel, Indian Trail, Stallings and Matthews.

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Waxhaw history:

The community has been in existence since the 1700ís, but it wasnít until the railroad came through in 1888 that the area began to grow and the town was founded. Originally called Wisacky, the town was named for the Indian tribe that lived here at one time. The area also used the name before the town was established. The town was chartered in 1889.

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Waxhaw attractions:

Museum Of The Waxhaws and Andrew Jackson Memorial
8215 Waxhaw Hwy.
Waxhaw, NC
Phone: 704-843-1832
Please call ahead for hours of operation as the Museum operates on a limited schedule.

Cane Creek Park
A family, water-based recreation facility with a 350 acre bass lake.

Waxhaw Scottish Highlands Games
held in October each year at Cane Creek Park.
Sponsored by the Scottish Society of the Waxhaws.

Learn more about Waxhaw at this site.

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