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Encyclopedia > Foothills (North Carolina)

The Foothills in the U.S. state of North Carolina is a region of transistional terrain between the Piedmont Plateau and the Appalachian Mountains. Unlike the adjacent Western North Carolina, Piedmont Triad, and Metro Charlotte regions, these foothills do not have very clear regional boundaries. 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. ... Look up Region in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A rainy day in the Great Smoky Mountains, Western North Carolina Appalachia, the central and southern Appalachian Mountains of the United States, also including the Allegheny and Cumberland Plateaus The Appalachian Mountains (French: les Appalaches) are a vast system of North American mountains, partly in Canada, but mostly in the... Western North Carolina (often WNC) is the region of North Carolina which includes the Appalachian Mountains. ... Major roads and cities in the Piedmont Triad area. ... The Charlotte metropolitan area, formally known as the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill CMSA, is composed of seven counties in North Carolina and one county in South Carolina, though six other counties in North Carolina and two in South Carolina are also considered part of the region. ... Other uses: Foothills are geographically defined as gradual increases in elevated land at the base of a mountain range. ...


 
 

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