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The years 2004 through 2014, Charlotte was ranked as the country’s fastest-growing metro area, with over 888,000 new residents. Based on U.S. Census data from 2005-2015, Charlotte has the highest millennial population growth in the US.
Charlotte is the corporate headquarters for Bank of America, Truist Financial, and the east coast operations of Wells Fargo, along with other financial institutions has made Charlotte the second largest banking center since 1995 in the US.
Charlotte has a humid subtropical climate. It is located several miles east of the Catawba River and southeast of Lake Norman, the largest man-made lake in North Carolina. Charlotte roofing company
The area that is now Charlotte was settled by people of European descent around 1755, when Thomas Spratt and his family settled near what is now the Elizabeth neighborhood. Thomas Polk (granduncle of U.S. President James K. Polk), who later married Thomas Spratt’s daughter, built his house by the intersection of two Native American trading paths between the Yadkin and Catawba rivers.