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Encyclopedia > Davidson County, North Carolina
Davidson County, North Carolina
Seal of Davidson County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Davidson County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Statistics
Formed 1822
Seat Lexington
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,468 km² (567 mi²)
1,430 km² (552 mi²)
38 km² (15 mi²), 2.58%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

147,246
103/km² 
Website: www.co.davidson.nc.us

Davidson County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population was 147,246. Its county seat is Lexington6. Image File history File links Davidson_County_nc_seal. ... Image File history File links Map_of_North_Carolina_highlighting_Davidson_County. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Lexington is the county seat of Davidson County, North Carolina, United States. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Lexington is the county seat of Davidson County, North Carolina, United States. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

Contents

History

The county was formed in 1822 from Rowan County. It was named after William Lee Davidson, an American Revolutionary War general killed at Cowan's Ford on the Catawba River in 1781. 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Rowan County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Combatants American Revolutionaries, France, Dutch Republic, Spain, American Indians Kingdom of Great Britain, German mercenaries, Loyalists, American Indians Commanders George Washington, Comte de Rochambeau, Nathanael Greene, Bernardo de Gálvez Sir William Howe, Sir Henry Clinton, Lord Cornwallis (more commanders) The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the... The Catawba River is a tributary of the Wateree River, approximately 220 mi (354 km) long, in the U.S. states of North Carolina and South Carolina. ...


Law and government

Davidson County is a member of the regional Piedmont Triad Council of Governments. Categories: Government stubs | North Carolina Councils of Governments ...


Davidson County gained national attention when Gerald Hege, Sheriff from 1995-2003, became a minor celebrity for his unconventional prisoner treatment methods. Gerald Hege (born 1948 in Davidson County, NC) was the controversial sheriff of Davidson County, North Carolina. ...


Education

Davidson County is served by Davidson County Schools; however, the cities of Thomasville and Lexington have their own school districts. Davidson County Schools is one of the county's largest employers. Davidson County Schools is a school district in Davidson County, North Carolina. ... School districts are a form of special-purpose district in the United States (amongst some other places) which serves to operate the local public primary and secondary schools. ...


Davidson County is also served by Davidson County Community College, a comprehensive community college that is a member school of North Carolina Community College System. Davidson County Community College was chartered in 1958 as an Industrial Education Center designed to provide adults the education and skills needed to move from an agricultural to a manufacturing-based economy. Today, this mission is continued as the College develops programs and opportunities for education necessary for a knowledge-based economy.


In 1965, the institution was chartered as Davidson County Community College. The Associate in Arts and Associate in Science were added to the existing Associate in Applied Science, Diploma, and Certificate offerings. University transfer courses were added in 1966. In 1997, the College participated in the Comprehensive Artticulation Agreement (CAA) that allows college transfer students to move easily to the 16 UNC schools, as well as many independent college and universities. Presently the Davidson Campus has grown to 11 buildings and two emergency services training facilities on approximately 97 acres.


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,468 km² (567 mi²). 1,430 km² (552 mi²) of it is land and 38 km² (15 mi²) of it (2.58%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Townships

The county is divided into seventeen townships: Abbotts Creek, Alleghany, Arcadia, Boone, Conrad Hill, Cotton Grove, Emmons, Hampton, Healing Spring, Jackson Hill, Lexington, Midway, Reedy Creek, Silver Hill, Thomasville, Tyro, and Yadkin College. A township in the United States refers to a small geographic area, ranging in size from 6 to 54 square miles (15. ... Arcadia is an unincorporated community in Davidson County, North Carolina. ... Lexington is the county seat of Davidson County, North Carolina, United States. ... Midway welcoming sign on Old U.S. Hwy 52. ... Thomasville is a city located in Davidson County, North Carolina, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 19,788. ... Tyro is an unincorporated community in Davidson County, North Carolina. ... Yadkin College, North Carolina is an unincorporated village in rural Davidson County, North Carolina, located 9 miles northwest of Lexington. ...


Adjacent counties

Davie County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Forsyth County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Guilford County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... }}}}}} Location in the state of {{{state}}} Formed 1779 Seat Troy Area  - Total  - Water 1,299 km² (502 mi²) 26 km² (10 mi²) 2. ... Randolph County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Rowan County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ...

Wine region

Parts of Davidson County are in the Yadkin Valley wine region. The Yadkin Valley wine region, formally known as the Yadkin Valley American Viticultural Area, is a relatively new wine-growing region in northwestern North Carolina. ...


Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 147,246 people, 58,156 households, and 42,512 families residing in the county. The population density was 103/km² (267/mi²). There were 62,432 housing units at an average density of 44/km² (113/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 87.05% White, 9.14% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.82% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.66% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. 3.24% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 58,156 households out of which 32.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.00% were married couples living together, 10.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.90% were non-families. 22.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.92. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 24.30% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 31.20% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 12.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.70 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $38,640, and the median income for a family was $46,241. Males had a median income of $31,287 versus $23,622 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,703. About 7.00% of families and 10.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.30% of those under age 18 and 12.10% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Attractions

Festivals

One of the county's most famous attractions is the yearly BBQ Festival held in the city of Lexington during the month of October for thousands of tourists and residents. There is also a yearly Davidson County Agriculture Fair held in September. Thomasville hosts an annual Everybody's Day festival, the longest running festival in the state. Lexington is the county seat of Davidson County, North Carolina, United States. ... Thomasville is a city located in Davidson County, North Carolina. ...


Landmarks

In addition, there are many year-long attractions in Davidson County. Some of which include Historic Uptown Lexington, which consists of the Davidson County Historical Museum located in the old courthouse and Boone's Cave Park (where legend says an adolescent Daniel Boone hid from Indians). Other attractions include Denton Farm Park, Mrs. Hanes Moravian Cookie Factory, Walter Johnson Camp and Conference Center, and the North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Memorial. In most counties in the United States the local trial courts conduct their business in a centrally located courthouse which may also house the offices of the county treasurer, clerk and recorder and assessor. ... This 1820 oil painting by Chester Harding is the only portrait of Daniel Boone made from life. ... Denton is a town in Davidson County, North Carolina, United States. ...


Art

For one's art interest, Davidson County has the Art Center of Davidson County, plus the personal galleries of local artists Bob Timberlake and Dempsey Essick.


In 2005, Davidson County Community College and the City of Thomasville formed a partnership for the creation of the Thomasville Artisan Center. This art studio allowed the College to reinvigorate its Associate in Fine Arts Degree and offer both university transfer classes as well as adult community interest classes in painting, drawing, and sculpting. The Artisan Center is part of the College's Thomasville Education Center complex which is part of the College's outreach to the community. The College has a second campus in Davie County in the city of Mocksville, as well as the Uptown Lexington Education Center, located within a few blocks of the Arts Center of Davidson County and the historic Court House.


Barbeque

For one's barbeque interest, there are many Lexington-style barbeque restaurants throughout the county. Some include Lexington BBQ (Honeymonk's), The BBQ Center, Jimmy's, Smokey Joe's, Backcountry, Speedy's, Tarheel Q, Stamey's, John Wayne's BBQ, Kerley's, Andy's, and Cook's.


Richard Childress

Davidson County is home to many supporting race fans and the famous Richard Childress. Here you will find his personal Childress Vineyards and Richard Childress Racing Museum and Shops. Richard Childress (born September 21, 1945 in Winston-Salem, NC) is a former NASCAR driver and successful team owner in NASCAR Nextel Cup competition. ...


The Big Chair

Finally, Davidson County is known for its oversized chair, "The Big Chair." This chair is located in central Thomasville and is a symbol of Davidson County's world famous furniture industry. Thomasville is a city located in Davidson County, North Carolina. ... A Shaker rocker, or rocking chair. ...


Cities and towns

Denton is a town located in Davidson County, North Carolina. ... Lexington is the county seat of Davidson County, North Carolina, United States. ... Midway welcoming sign on Old U.S. Hwy 52. ... Thomasville is a city located in Davidson County, North Carolina, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 19,788. ... Wallburg is a community in Davidson County, North Carolina. ...

Unincorporated

Arcadia is an unincorporated community in Davidson County, North Carolina. ... Churchland is an unincorporated community in Davidson County, North Carolina located along NC Highway 150 southwest of Lexington, North Carolina. ... Reeds is an unincorporated community in Davidson County, North Carolina. ... Silver Valley is an unincorporated community in eastern Davidson County, North Carolina located along Old U.S. Highway 64 and Old North Carolina State Highway 109 southeast of Lexington, North Carolina. ... Southmont is an unincorporated community in Davidson County, North Carolina. ... Tyro is an unincorporated community in Davidson County, North Carolina. ... Welcome is a census-designated place (CDP) in Davidson County, North Carolina, United States. ... Yadkin College, North Carolina is an unincorporated village in rural Davidson County, North Carolina, located 9 miles northwest of Lexington. ...

Trivia

  • The county is often referred to by the slang term "The D.C." by young locals, a nickname which developed prior to the airing of the popular Fox teenage drama The O.C.

Slang is the use of highly informal words and expressions that are not considered standard in the speakers dialect or language. ... For the animal, see Fox. ... The O.C. is an American television comedy-drama program broadcast on the FOX Network in the United States and on various networks around the world. ...

External links

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Topics

History | Geography | North Carolinians Image File history File links Flag_of_North_Carolina. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... History of North Carolina For the state today see North Carolina // Bibliography Surveys James Clay and Douglas Orr, eds. ... The following is a list of famous people associated with North Carolina, USA. // Erskine Bowles, (born 1945), former White House Chief of Staff under President Clinton and two-time Democratic candidate for the United States Senate; currently the President of the University of North Carolina system (Greensboro) William Blount, (1749...

Regions

Mountain | Foothills | Piedmont | Metro Charlotte | Piedmont Triad | Triangle | Sandhills | Coastal Plain | Inner Banks | Outer Banks This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Western North Carolina (often WNC) is the region of North Carolina which includes the Appalachian Mountains. ... The Foothills in the U.S. state of North Carolina is a region of transistional terrain between the Piedmont Plateau and the Appalachian Mountains. ... The James River winds its way among piedmont hills in central Virginia. ... Counties most commonly associated with the Charlote Metro area are in dark red, counties often included are light red, and counties sometimes included are in orange. ... Major roads and cities in the Piedmont Triad area. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section can be improved by converting lengthy lists to text. ... A hiking trail snakes through Weymouth Woods in the sandhills region of North Carolina. ... The Atlantic Coastal Plain is the rather flat stretch of land that borders the Atlantic Ocean (including the Gulf of Mexico). ... North Carolinas Inner Banksâ„¢ lie between Virginia to the North, South Carolina to the South, Interstate-95 to the West, and the North Carolina Outer Banks to the East. ... North Carolinas Outer Banks separating the Atlantic Ocean (east) from Albemarle Sound (north) and Pamlico Sound (south). ...

Capital

Raleigh Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Nickname: City of Oaks Motto: You Can See the Whole State from Here Map of Wake County, North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina County Wake County Founded 1792  - Mayor Charles Meeker (D) Area    - City 299. ...

Major Cities

Charlotte | Durham | Fayetteville | Greensboro | Wilmington | Winston-Salem Nickname: The Queen City, Hornets Nest Location in Mecklenburg County in the state of North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Mecklenburg County, North Carolina  - Mayor Pat McCrory, (R) Area    - City 629. ... Durham skyline Nickname: City of Medicine Official website: http://www. ... Cross Creek Linear Park Fayetteville is a city located in Cumberland County, North Carolina. ... Downtown Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina (IPA: ), is the largest city in and county seat of Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Wilmington is a city in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States. ... Nickname: Twin City, Camel City Motto: Youre Something Special in Winston-Salem Location in North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Forsyth County Founded Incorporated 1766 (Salem) 1849 (Winston) 1913 Mayor Allen Joines (D) Area    - City 283. ...

Cities over 15,000 population

Albemarle | Apex | Asheboro | Asheville | Burlington | Carrboro | Cary | Clemmons | Chapel Hill | Concord | Eden | Elizabeth City | Garner | Gastonia | Goldsboro | Greenville | Havelock | Henderson | Hickory | High Point | Huntersville | Jacksonville | Kannapolis | Kernersville | Kinston | Laurinburg | Lenoir | Lexington | Lumberton | Matthews | Mint Hill | Monroe | Mooresville | Morganton | New Bern | Reidsville | Roanoke Rapids | Rocky Mount | Salisbury | Sanford | Shelby | Statesville | Thomasville | Wake Forest | Wilson | List of incorporated municipalities (cities, towns, and village) in the United States state of North Carolina: Largest Cities Municipalities in North Carolina larger than 5,000 in population (according to the 2000 U.S. Census): Charlotte - 558,549 Raleigh - 281,915 Greensboro - 224,035 Durham - 187,364 Winston-Salem - 185... The old train depot, now used as a farmers market, in Albemarle. ... The historic downtown district of Apex, NC. Apex is a town in Wake County, North Carolina, a suburb of Raleigh. ... Asheboro is a city located in Randolph County, North Carolina. ... Asheville City Hall. ... Burlington is a city located in Alamance County in North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... City nickname: The Paris of the Piedmont Incorporated 1911 County Orange County Mayor Mark Chilton Aldermen Joal Hall Broun (mayor pro tem) Dan Coleman Jacquelyn Gist Randee Haven-ODonnell John Herrera Alex Zaffron Town Manager Steven E. Sherman Area  - Total  - Water 11. ... Nickname: Technology Town of North Carolina Location of Cary shown within North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina County Wake County Founded 1750 Incorporated April 6, 1871  - Mayor Ernie McAlister Area    - City 112. ... Clemmons is a village in Forsyth County, North Carolina and a suburb of Winston-Salem. ... Nickname: The Southern Part of Heaven Location in North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Orange, Durham, and Chatham Founded 1793 Mayor Kevin C. Foy Area    - City 51. ... Concord is a city located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, a suburb of Charlotte. ... Eden is a city located in Rockingham County, North Carolina. ... Nickname: Location in Pasquotank and Camden counties in the state of North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina Counties Pasquotank and Camden Mayor Rev. ... Garner is a town in Wake County, North Carolina, United States. ... This articles section called Trivia does not cite its references or sources. ... Location in North Carolina Coordinates: Founded / Incorporated 1787 / 1847 Mayor Alfonzo Al King Area    - City 64. ... Nickname: Pro Town USA Location of Greenville shown within North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States State North Carolina County Pitt County Settled 1771 Founded 1774 (Martinsborough) Founded 1786 (Greenville) Mayor Don Parrott Area    - City 68 km²  (26. ... Havelock is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. ... Henderson is a city located in Vance County, North Carolina. ... Hickory is a city in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States. ... Nickname: Furniture and Hosiery Capital of the World Location in Guilford County and the state of North Carolina Country United States State North Carolina Counties Guilford, Randolph, Davidson, Forsyth Mayor Rebecca Smothers Area    - City 95. ... Huntersville is a town located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. ... Jacksonville is a city located in Onslow County, North Carolina. ... The Kannapolis logo contains a Colonial Williamsburg architectural style cupola. ... Kernersville is a town located in Forsyth County, North Carolina. ... Website: http://www. ... Laurinburg is a city located in Scotland County, North Carolina. ... Lenoir is a city located in Caldwell County, North Carolina. ... Lexington is the county seat of Davidson County, North Carolina, United States. ... Lumberton is a city located in Robeson County, North Carolina. ... Matthews is a town located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina and a suburb of the city of Charlotte. ... Mint Hill is a town located in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. ... Monroe is a city in Union County, North Carolina, United States. ... Mooresville is a town in Iredell County, North Carolina, U.S.A. The population was 18,823 at the 2000 census. ... Coordinates: County Burke County Founded 1777 Incorporated 1784 Mayor Mel L. Cohen Area    - City 47 km²  (19. ... New Bern is a town in Craven County, North Carolina where the Trent River and the Neuse River converge, 87 miles (140 km) northeast of Wilmington. ... Reidsville is a city located in Rockingham County, North Carolina. ... Roanoke Rapids is a city located in Halifax County, North Carolina. ... Location of Rocky Mount within North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States U.S. state North Carolina County(s) Edgecombe, Nash Founded Circa March 22, 1816 Incorporated February 28, 1867 Mayor Frederick E. Turnage Area    - City 92. ... Image:Dtsalisbury1. ... Sanford is a city in Lee County, North Carolina, United States. ... Shelby is a city in Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States. ... Statesville is a city in Iredell County, North Carolina, United States. ... Thomasville is a city located in Davidson County, North Carolina, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 19,788. ... Wake Forest is a town located in Wake County, North Carolina, a suburb of Raleigh. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ...

Counties

Alamance | Alexander | Alleghany | Anson | Ashe | Avery | Beaufort | Bertie | Bladen | Brunswick | Buncombe | Burke | Cabarrus | Caldwell | Camden | Carteret | Caswell | Catawba | Chatham | Cherokee | Chowan | Clay | Cleveland | Columbus | Craven | Cumberland | Currituck | Dare | Davidson | Davie | Duplin | Durham | Edgecombe | Forsyth | Franklin | Gaston | Gates | Graham | Granville | Greene | Guilford | Halifax | Harnett | Haywood | Henderson | Hertford | Hoke | Hyde | Iredell | Jackson | Johnston | Jones | Lee | Lenoir | Lincoln | Macon | Madison | Martin | McDowell | Mecklenburg | Mitchell | Montgomery | Moore | Nash | New Hanover | Northampton | Onslow | Orange | Pamlico | Pasquotank | Pender | Perquimans | Person | Pitt | Polk | Randolph | Richmond | Robeson | Rockingham | Rowan | Rutherford | Sampson | Scotland | Stanly | Stokes | Surry | Swain | Transylvania | Tyrrell | Union | Vance | Wake | Warren | Washington | Watauga | Wayne | Wilkes | Wilson | Yadkin | Yancey List of North Carolina counties: Alamance County Alexander County Alleghany County Anson County Ashe County Avery County Beaufort County Bertie County Bladen County Brunswick County Buncombe County Burke County Cabarrus County Caldwell County Camden County Carteret County Caswell County Catawba County Chatham County Cherokee County Chowan County Clay County Cleveland... Alamance County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Alexander County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Alleghany County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Anson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Ashe County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Avery County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1712 Seat Washington Area  - Total  - Water 2,483 km² (959 mi²) 339 km² (131 mi²) 13. ... Bertie County (pronounced BURT-TEE) is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Bladen County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Brunswick County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Buncombe County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Burke County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... For the Spanish financier, see François Cabarrus. ... Caldwell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Camden County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Carteret County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Caswell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Catawba County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Chatham County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Cherokee County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Chowan County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Cleveland County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Columbus County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Craven County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Currituck County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Dare County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Davie County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Duplin County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Durham County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Edgecombe County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Forsyth County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Gaston County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Gates County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Graham County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Granville County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Guilford County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Halifax County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Harnett County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Haywood County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1838 Seat Hendersonville Area  - Total  - Water 971 km² (375 mi²) 3 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Hertford County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Hoke County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Hyde County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1788 Seat Statesville Area  - Total  - Water 1,546 km² (597 mi²) 56 km² (21 mi²) 3. ... Jackson County is a county located in the southwest of the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Johnston County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Jones County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Lee County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Lenoir County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Macon County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Martin County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1842 Seat Marion Area  - Total  - Water 1,156 km² (446 mi²) 12 km² (5 mi²) 1. ... Mecklenburg County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Mitchell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... }}}}}} Location in the state of {{{state}}} Formed 1779 Seat Troy Area  - Total  - Water 1,299 km² (502 mi²) 26 km² (10 mi²) 2. ... Moore County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Nash County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1729 Seat Wilmington Area  - Total  - Water 849 km² (328 mi²) 334 km² (129 mi²) 39. ... Northampton County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Onslow County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Orange County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Pamlico County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Pasquotank County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Pender County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Perquimans County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Person County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Pitt County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Polk County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Randolph County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Richmond County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Robeson County is the largest county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Rockingham County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Rowan County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Rutherford County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Sampson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... For other uses, see Scotland (disambiguation). ... Stanly County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Stokes County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Surry County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Swain County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Transylvania County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Tyrrell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Union County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Vance County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Wake County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Watauga County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Wayne County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Wilkes County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Wilson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Yadkin County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Yancey County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ...


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BIGpedia - North Carolina - Encyclopedia and Dictionary Online (1305 words)
North Carolina is one of the thirteen colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution.
It is bordered by South Carolina on the south, Georgia on the southwest, Tennessee on the west, Virginia on the north, and the Atlantic Ocean on the east.
The largest battle that occurred in North Carolina was at Bentonville, a futile attempt by Confederate Gen. Joseph Johnston to slow Union Gen. Sherman's advance into the Carolinas in the spring of 1865.
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