Explore the Charlotte – Lake Norman Metro Area
The Charlotte metropolitan area is a metropolitan area/region of North and SouthCarolina within and surrounding the city of Charlotte. Located in the Piedmont of the Southeastern United States, the Charlotte metropolitan area is well known for its auto racing history (especially NASCAR). The region is headquarters to 8 Fortune 500 and 7 Fortune 1000 companies including Bank of America, Duke Energy, Nucor Steel, and Lowe’s Home Improvement Stores. Additional headquarters include Harris Teeter, Food Lion, Cheerwine and Sundrop. It is also the Carolinas’ largest manufacturing region. The Charlotte MSA is the largest in the Carolinas and the fifth largest metropolitan area in the Southeastern region of the United States, behind Miami, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and Tampa.