Cary, North Carolina

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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
Kintra Unitit States
State North Carolina
Coonties Wake, Chatham
Foondit 1750
Incorporatit Apryle 6, 1871
Named for Samuel Fenton Cary
Govrenment
 • Mayor Harold Weinbrecht (D)
Aurie[1][2]
 • Total 153.90 km2 (59.42 sq mi)
 • Laund 151.07 km2 (58.33 sq mi)
 • Watter 2.82 km2 (1.09 sq mi)  1.83%
Elevation 146 m (480 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Tot 135,234
 • Estimate (2016)[3] 162,320
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Caryite
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Simmer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code 27511-27513, 27518, 27519
Aurie code(s) 919, 984
FIPS code 37-10740[4]
GNIS feature ID 1019552[5]
Wabsteid www.townofcary.org

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.

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