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Wingate

Union County,

North Carolina

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The North Carolina state capital is Raleigh.


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28174

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Wingate is approximately 2,866 (2005), 3491 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 825 (2000), 945 (2010).

The amount of land area in Wingate is 3.557 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Wingate is 1.7 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Wingate to Washington DC is 336 miles. The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 119 miles. (as the crow flies)
Wingate is positioned 34.98 degrees north of the equator and 80.44 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Wingate elevation is 576 feet above sea level.
The Wingate city flower is the Daffodil.
Wingate per capita income is $13,884 (2000).
Wingate median income is $33,400 (2005).

The Wingate median home price is $126,700 (2005).

Wingate miscellany.

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Location

Wingate location: in south-central North Carolina about 30 miles from Charlotte. Other nearby communities include Marshville, Monroe, Unionville, Peachland, Lake Park, Hemby Bridge and Indian Trail , all in North Carolina and Pageland in South Carolina.

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History & History Related Items

Wingate history:

The area was first known as Ames Turnout when the Meadow Branch Church was founded in the mid 1800s. A church school was soon opened and named for Washington Manley Wingate, a local minister and teacher. It wasn’t long before the town, itself, took on the name of Wingate. The school later became Wingate College and finally Wingate University. Wingate was chartered as a town in 1901.

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Attractions

Wingate attractions:

Jesse Helms Center
3910 US Hwy 74 East
Wingate, North Carolina 28174
Phone: 704-233,1776

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