About This Place
Locust is a city in Stanly and Cabarrus counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The population was 2,416 at the 2000 census.
Locust is located at 35°16′2″N 80°25′36″W / 35.26722°N 80.42667°W / 35.26722; -80.42667 (35.267185, -80.426805).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.1 square miles (13.3 km²).None of the area is covered with water.