Getting to know Charlotte
Charlotte is the largest and most accessible city between Washington, DC and Dallas, Texas. Due to it's mid-Atlantic location, getting to Charlotte is easy from anywhere in the country or the world, hence it's nickname "the International Gateway to the South". Nearly 60 percent of the country's population lives within a 2 hour flight of Charlotte, and 6.9 million people live within a 100-mile radius. Population is approximately 843,000 people.