Terrell, North Carolina

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Terrell is an unincorporated community in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States with an approximate population of 860.


Location of Terrell, North Carolina

Terrell is located at 35°35′20.72″N 80°58′39.5″W / 35.5890889°N 80.977639°W / 35.5890889; -80.977639 within area code 828, ZIP code 28682, and FIPS place code 67180. It sits at an elevation of 289 m (948 ft).

The community center lies at the intersection of North Carolina Highway 150 and Sherrills Ford Road. Neighboring communities include Sherrills Ford to the north, Mooresville to the east and Denver to the southwest. Terrell is a Lake Norman community with many lake-centric activities and businesses.


The Terrell Historic District is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The most notable building contained therein is the Terrell Country Store, built in 1891, once a focal point of trade and commerce in the area.

Water and sewer lines were installed in 2013 and a new library opened in 2014.


There are approximately 860 people and 332 households residing in the community.[1] The racial makeup of the community is 97.4% White, 1.40% African American, and 1.16% from other races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 0.35% of the population.

The mean income for a household in the community is $57,212. Many residents commute to Charlotte from this suburb.

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  1. ^ Terrell, NC at citiesAmerica.com