Top Questions Asked about
The folks at the Ask.com search engine just sent me their top 10 most asked questions about Charlotte. My takeaway: We've got a lot of newcomers looking for basic info on the area, a lot of sports nuts, and a lot of pre-teen girls dying to see His Hairness, Justin Bieber. Here are the top questions, along with Ask.com's answers:
1. What county is Charlotte,
in? North Carolina
2. What is the population of Charlotte,
? North Carolina
The population in
is approximately 756,912. Charlotte
3. Who owns the
Hall of Fame basketball player, Michael Jordan, is the majority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats.
4. What is there to do in
5. What is the closest beach to
The closest beaches to
Charlotte, North Carolina are Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina, and the Isle of Palms, Folly Beach and Myrtle Beach in . The nearest beach would be around a 4 hour drive from South Carolina Charlotte, which is about 178 miles from . Myrtle Beach
6. Why is
Charlotte called the ? Queen City
The city is named for Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz in
Germany, who became the bride of 's King George III. In 1768, founders named it "Charlotte Town" in an attempt to win favor with the crown. England
7. Will the
Panthers be Super Bowl material this season? Carolina
Most experts put them in the middle of the pack, with odds of winning the Super Bowl ranging from 30/1 to 55/1.
8. Are Justin Bieber concert tickets sold out in
Tickets for the August 8th show at Time Warner Cable Arena in
are sold out. However, there are still plenty of tickets available via third party resale sites. Charlotte
9. How much are tickets to the NASCAR Hall of Fame?
Adult tickets are $19.95. Tickets for children are $12.95.
10. When is the next
Week? Charlotte Restaurant
Charlotte Restaurant Week is Friday, July 16 - Sunday, July 25, 2010.