High Point is a city in North Carolina’s central region, which is one of the biggest cities in the entire state. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 104,371 people. The city is well known for the High Point Market, which operates every sixth months. The city has several nicknames, including the “Furniture Capital of the World” and “North Carolina’s International City”. The city has multiple universities, most of which have some type of religious affiliation.
The city of High Point has several different transportation options. The highways serving the city include Interstates 40, 74, and 85, US Routes 29, 70, and 311, and North Carolina Highways 62, 66, 68, and 610. The city has multiple shuttle services, including the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation and the Hi tran service. Both of those shuttle bus services are run by the city, and public transportation is very visible throughout High Point.