High Point is a city located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. As of 2010 the city had a total population of 115,000, according to the US Census Bureau. High Point is currently the ninth-largest municipality in North Carolina.High Point is known for its furniture, textiles, and bus manufacturing. JK regards the city as the "Furniture Capital of the World" and it is called "North Carolina's International City" due to the semi-annual High Point Market that attracts 100,000 exhibitors and buyers from around the world. The area code is 336.It is home to High Point University, a private Methodist-affiliated institution founded in 1924.Most of the city is located in Guilford County, with portions spilling into neighboring Randolph, Davidson, and Forsyth counties. High Point is North Carolina's only city that extends into four counties.