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Encyclopedia > Meredith Township, Wake County, North Carolina

Meredith Township (also designated Township 11) is one of twenty townships within Wake County, North Carolina. As of the 2000 census, Meredith Township had a population of 11,492, a 44.4% increase over 1990, and a population density of 1.03 people per acre (255/km²). Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Wake County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... 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. ... An acre is the name of a unit of area in a number of different systems, including Imperial units and United States customary units. ...


Meredith Township, occupying 11,136 acres (45 km²) in central Wake County, is almost completely occupied by portions of the city of Raleigh. Nickname: 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 i Founded 1792 Government  - Mayor Charles Meeker (D) Area  - City  134. ...


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Dict. of NC Biography: Thomas Meredith (1223 words)
Meredith, Thomas (7 July 1795-13 Nov. 1850), minister and editor, was born in Warwick Township, Bucks County, Pa., the son of John, a prosperous farmer, and Charlotte Hough Meredith.
Meredith was instrumental in preventing a disastrous cleavage in the Baptist denomination in North Carolina after Alexander Campbell, founder of the Disciples of Christ, made a trip through the state.
Meredith College has two portraits of Meredith; one, copied by his granddaughter, Ada Tolson Ralls, from a portrait by Anne Peale, hangs in the boardroom of the presidential suite in the Livingston Johnson Administration Building.
Land Use (1251 words)
Meredith's land is rich in history, as is the rest of the city of Raleigh.
While most of the Meredith land remained part of the Tucker Farm during the Civil War, the western edge was part of the camp.
This spur went due north in a line past where the back of the library is now, then curving to the east and ending at a 100,000 gallon water tank that was directly behind the dining hall.
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