Morganton Tourism, North Carolina

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Morganton is a city in Burke County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 16,918 at the 2010 census. Morganton is the county seat. Morganton is one of the principal cities in the Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area. A site five miles north of here has been identified as the Mississippian culture chiefdom of Joara, occupied from 1400AD to 1600AD. This was also the site of Fort San Juan, built in 1567 by a Spanish expedition as the first European settlement in the interior of North America, 40 years before the English settlement of Jamestown, Virginia.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Morganton in United States. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Morganton like a local. Morganton is located at a short trip away from Charlotte a major city in United States. Attractions in Charlotte include Carowinds, Nascar Hall Of Fame, The Billy Graham Library. Also, to reach Morganton, you'll have to take a flight to Charlotte; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Morganton, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Morganton*

  • Pollution Statistics in Morganton

    Know the pollution level of Morganton before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Morganton: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Morganton for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Morganton.

    • Burglary and Theft 100 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 100 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 75 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Morganton - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 10.94 (Very Low)
    • Climate Index 85.17 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Morganton

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Morganton

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 37.8 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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