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Cherryville is a city in Gaston County, in the Charlotte-Gastonia metro area.

The community was named for a row of cherry trees growing along the road

The latitude of Cherryville is 35.378N. The longitude is -81.379W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,007 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,422.


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Median household income
Local
$33,054
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cherryville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· White Pines
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 20. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.6 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Charlie "Choo Choo" Justice, football player
Local festivals include:
  • Cherry Blossom Festival - April 27-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cherryville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: C. Grier Beam Truck Museum, Cherryville Historical Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Cherryville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gaston County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Charlotte area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28021 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Cherryville residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cherryville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cherryville was $19,254, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Cherryville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cherryville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $341.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $889.


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Libraries in Cherryville include Cherryville Branch Library ... View libraries

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Gaston County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cherryville political report.

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The average commute time for Cherryville workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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