Indian Trail is a vibrant and diverse town that is only sixteen miles southeast of Charlotte, North Carolina. Located in Union County, the town was named in honor of the Native American path that went through this area from Petersburg to the Waxhaw Indians. Founded in 1861, Indian Trail was an agricultural community that gained prosperity in 1874 with the construction of the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad and became an official town in 1907.
Recently, the city has witnessed rapid growth and has a population of approximately 33,518 residents. The Indian Trail area is connected to the 28079 zip code. The Indian Trail/28079 zip code area includes Hemby Bridge, Stallings, and Lake Park. Indian Trail has been ranked as one of America’s Top 50 Small Cities To Live In.
Niche.com ranks Indian Trail as the #14 best Charlotte metro area suburb and #30, state-wide. Neighboring Stallings has been ranked as the #16 best Charlotte metro area suburb and #33, state-wide.