Raleigh is a city located in Wake County North Carolina. It is the capital and second-most populous city in North Carolina, the tenth-most populous city in the Southeast, and the 41st-most populous city in the U.S. Raleigh is known as the “City of Oaks”, for its dense forest of an oak tree. The city covers a land area of 147.6 square miles (382 km2).
Following the American Revolutionary War when the U.S. gained independence, this was chosen as the site of the state capital in 1788 and incorporated in 1792 as such. In 1792, the North Carolina legislature authorized the purchase of land to establish a capital city. Said and done, in the same year, Raleigh was founded as the capital of North Carolina. Two years later they built the State House.
Facts About Raleigh City Map
|Sr. No||Fact sheet||Raleigh|
|6||Total area||375km2 ( 144.6 sq mi )|
|9||Area code||919, 984|
|10||Nearby Cities||Garner, Cary, Carrboro, Apex|
|11||Major Tourists’ Attraction||North Carolina Museum of Art, Marbles Kids Museum, Umstead State Park, JC Raulston Arboretum|
|12||Nearest airport||Raleigh-Durham International Airport (about 18 miles)|
Political Map of Raleigh City
Political Map of Raleigh City is located 140 mi (225 km) northeast of Charlotte and 280 mi (450 km) southwest of Washington D.C. in central North Carolina. The city is the seat of Wake County. Raleigh’s economy relies on banking and financial services; electrical, medical, electronic and telecommunications equipment; as well as clothing and apparel.
Outline Map of Raleigh City
Outline Map of Raleigh City offers a lot of unique things to do and this map is the perfect tool to help you find your way around.
Geography Map of Raleigh City
The Geography Map of Raleigh City is located at 35°46’20″N 78°38’19” W (35.7721000,-78.6386100). The city of Raleigh occupies a total area of 144.0 square miles (373.0 km2), of which 142 square miles (369 km2) are land and 0.97 square miles (2.5 km2), or 0.76%, are covered by water. Annual average temperature (°F): 71 (high), 50 (low). Annual average snowfall (inches): 4.7. Average relative humidity (%): 71.3.
Road Map of Raleigh City
Road Map of Raleigh City Accessed by I-40 and four major U.S. highways; I-85 and I-95 pass nearby, with I-95 connected to Raleigh by I-495.
- Interstate Highways: I-40, I-440, I-540
- US Highways: 1, 50, 54, 64, 70, 401, Raleigh Durham Hwy, Spring Forest Hwy, Wake Forest Hwy
- Expressways/Parkways: Brier Creek Pky, Corporation Pky, Raleigh Chapel Hill Expy