High Point is a city situated in the Piedmont Triad area of the U.S. province of North Carolina. The vast majority of the city is situated in Guilford County, with divides stretching out into neighboring Randolph, Davidson, and Forsyth areas. High Point is North Carolina’s just city that stretches out into four areas. As of the 2010 evaluation the city had an all out populace of 104,371, with an expected populace of 112,791 in 2019.High Point is right now the ninth-biggest district in North Carolina, and the 259th-biggest city in America.

Significant businesses in High Point incorporate furnishings, materials, and transport producing. The city’s legitimate motto is “North Carolina’s International City” because of the semi-yearly High Point Furniture Market that pulls in 100,000 exhibitors and purchasers from around the globe. It is home to High Point University, a private Methodist-subsidiary establishment established in 1924.

History

Sovereign Anne Ecker House of 1908 in High Point

High Point was situated at the most noteworthy purpose of the 1856 North Carolina Railroad among Charlotte and Goldsboro where it met the 1852 Great Western Plank Road. Its focal area and transportation took into account the conveyance of crude materials like cotton and timber just as import and fare of handled merchandise, adding to its initial development. High Point was settled by Europeans, including English Quakers and German workers, before 1750, however was not joined until 1859. Before it turned into a significant assembling community, the main businesses were tobacco, carpentry and materials. The High Point furniture production line was opened in 1889.

Set up in 1924, High Point University is an aesthetic sciences establishment with roughly 4,400 undergrad and graduate understudies from 51 nations and 46 states. It is positioned by U.S. News and World Report 2013 release of “America’s Best Colleges” first among exhaustive colleges in the South and in the main 100 nationally. The college offers 44 undergrad majors, 10 advanced education projects and one doctorate program. It is licensed by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is an individual from the NCAA Division I and the Big South Conference.