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
KintraUnitit States
StateNorth Carolina
CoontiesWake, Chatham
Foondit1750
IncorporatitApryle 6, 1871
Named forSamuel Fenton Cary
Govrenment
 • MayorHarold Weinbrecht (D)
Area
 • Total153.90 km2 (59.42 sq mi)
 • Land151.07 km2 (58.33 sq mi)
 • Water2.82 km2 (1.09 sq mi)  1.83%
Elevation
146 m (480 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Tot135,234
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
162,320
 • Density880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Caryite
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
27511-27513, 27518, 27519
Aurie code(s)919, 984
FIPS code37-10740[4]
GNIS feature ID1019552[5]
Wabsteidwww.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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