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Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. It is the county seat of Wake County. Raleigh is known as "The City of Oaks" for its many oak trees. As of the 2000 census, it had a population of 276,093, making it the second most populous city in North Carolina, behind Charlotte. As of 2004, the Census Bureau estimates that Raleigh's population has increased to 326,653, making it one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill make up the three cities of The Triangle, so named in 1959 with the creation of the Research Triangle Park, a research park between Durham and Raleigh. The Triangle's total population as of 2003 was over 1.2 Million. Download high resolution version (750x604, 149 KB)(Courtesy of the Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau) File links The following pages link to this file: Raleigh, North Carolina ... Download high resolution version (750x604, 149 KB)(Courtesy of the Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau) File links The following pages link to this file: Raleigh, North Carolina ... State nickname: Tar Heel State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Official languages English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Wake County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... State nickname: Tar Heel State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Official languages English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ... For other places or people named Charlotte, see Charlotte (disambiguation). ... City nickname: City of Medicine Location Government Country State County United States North Carolina Durham County Mayor Bill Bell Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 94. ... City nickname: The Southern Part of Heaven County Orange County Mayor Kevin C. Foy Town Council Sally Greene Ed Harrison Cam Hill Mark Kleinschmidt Bill Strom Dorothy Verkirk Edith Wiggins (mayor pro tem) Area  - Total  - Water 51. ... The Research Triangle, commonly referred to as the Triangle, is a region in the piedmont of North Carolina in the United States, anchored by the cities of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill and the major research universities of North Carolina State University, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Research Triangle Park (RTP) is the largest research park in the world, and it is located near Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina. ...

Raleigh, North Carolina
Flag of Raleigh, North Carolina Seal of Raleigh, North Carolina
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Nickname: "The City of Oaks"
Location of Raleigh on map of North Carolina
Location in North Carolina
Founded
 -Incorporated
1792
 
County Wake County
Mayor Charles Meeker
Area
 - Total
 - Water

299.3 km² (115.6 mi²)
2.5 km² (1.6 mi²) 0.84% 
Population
 - City (2000)
 - Density
 - Metropolitan

276,093
930.2/km² 
 
Time zone Eastern (UTC –5)
Coordinates
WGS-84 (GPS)
 35.8188° N 78.6446° W
www.raleigh-nc.org

Contents

Image File history File links Flag of Raleigh, North Carolina Originally Image:RaleighNC.gif File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Seal of Raleigh, North Carolina This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... A flag is a piece of coloured cloth flown from a pole or mast, usually for purposes of signalling or identification. ... Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature. ... A nickname is a short, clever, cute, derogatory, or otherwise substitute name for a person or things real name (for example, Nick is short for Nicholas). ... Adapted from Wikipedias NC county maps by Seth Ilys. ... Incorporation is: In business, incorporation is the creation of a corporation. ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... Wake County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... A mayor (from the Latin maÄ«or, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... 2-term Democratic mayor of Raleigh, NC first elected in 2001 over Republican Paul Coble, and reelected in 2003 over Republican John Odom. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large city and its adjacent zone of influence, or of several neighboring cities or towns and adjoining areas, with one or more large cities serving as its hub or hubs. ... Time zones are areas of the Earth that have adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... UTC also stands for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Coordinated Universal Time or UTC, also sometimes referred to as Zulu time, the basis for civil time, differs by an integral number of seconds from atomic time and a fractional number of seconds from UT1. ... This article is about longitude and latitude; see also UTM coordinate system Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which... Over fifty GPS satellites such as this NAVSTAR have been launched since 1978. ...


History

Downtown Raleigh panorama, from 1909
Downtown Raleigh panorama, from 1909

Raleigh was established in 1792 as both the new county seat and the new state capital. It was named for Sir Walter Raleigh, sponsor of the Colony of Roanoke, known as the "Lost Colony." The site was chosen as being within ten miles of Isaac Hunter's Tavern, a tavern popular with the legislators of the time. No city or town existed on the site before it was chosen to house the capital. Download high resolution version (2716x420, 380 KB)Raleigh - 1909 panorama Source: [1] [2] File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Download high resolution version (2716x420, 380 KB)Raleigh - 1909 panorama Source: [1] [2] File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 1909 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Alternatively, Professor Walter Raleigh was a scholar and author circa 1900. ... A map of the Roanoke area, by John White Roanoke Island is an island in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. ...


The F4 tornado of November 28, 1988

Main article: Raleigh Tornado

On November 28, 1988, at about 1 am, a tornado with wind speeds exceeding 200 mph suddenly touched down in west Raleigh. The supercell thunderstorm that generated the tornado formed in an unusual situation; the early morning hours of late November were believed to not be conducive to the development of such storms. As a result, the National Weather Service issued no watches or warnings before the storm developed [1]. The Raleigh, North Carolina tornado of November 28, 1988 was the most destructive of the 7 tornadoes reported in northeastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia between 1:00 A.M. and 5:45 A.M. The Raleigh tornado produced over $77 million in damage, along with 4 fatalities and 154... November 28 is the 332nd day (333rd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A tornado over land. ... Miles per hour is a unit of speed, expressing the number of international miles covered per hour. ... Shelf-cloud of a supercell Supercell thunderstorms are the largest, most severe class of single-cell thunderstorm. ... The National Weather Service (NWS) is one of the six scientific agencies comprising the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). ...


The tornado blasted an unusually drawn out length for tornadoes in the region. The twister first touched down in Umstead State Park, before moving on to destroy a motel and then a USD 7-million K-Mart store on Glenwood Avenue. Damage and casualties included 400-500 destroyed or heavily damaged homes and two fatalities; both of them children, and claimed two more additional victims. A series of tornadoes would continue across eight other North Carolinia counties. In all 150-200 people were injured, the majority in Raleigh. William B. Umstead State Park is a state park of the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... The United States dollar, or American dollar, is the official currency of the United States. ... The Kmart Corporation (NYSE: KMRT), based in Troy, Michigan, near Detroit, functions as a global retailer, based primarily in the United States of America. ...


The intensity of the tornado, as gauged by speed, rests around the F3-F4 dividing point on the Fujita scale, with some F4 level damage observed in Raleigh. The Fujita scale rates a tornados intensity by the damage it inflicts on human-built structures. ...


Law and government

The state capitol in Raleigh

Raleigh has operated under a council-manager government since 1947. The city council consists of eight members; all seats, including the mayor's, come up for election every two years. The current town council, elected in 2003, consists of Mayor Charles Meeker and 7 council members (5 district representatives and 2 at large). Download high resolution version (800x1204, 611 KB)Capitol in Raleigh, NC Raleigh, NC by mniemis: the Capitol Source: Stock. ... Download high resolution version (800x1204, 611 KB)Capitol in Raleigh, NC Raleigh, NC by mniemis: the Capitol Source: Stock. ... The council-manager government is one of two main variations of representative municipal government in the United States. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2003(MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2-term Democratic mayor of Raleigh, NC first elected in 2001 over Republican Paul Coble, and reelected in 2003 over Republican John Odom. ...


City council

  • Michael Regan (District A, north-central Raleigh)
  • Jessie Taliaferro (District B, northeast Raleigh)
  • James West (District C, mayor pro tem, southeast Raleigh)
  • Thomas Crowder (District D, southwest Raleigh)
  • Philip Isley (District E, west and northwest Raleigh)
  • Tommy Craven (at-large)
  • Joyce Kekas (at-large)

See also: List of mayors of Raleigh, North Carolina Mayors of Raleigh, North Carolina from 1857 to the present: William Dallas Haywood, 1857-58 William H. Harrison, 1858-67 William Dallas Haywood, 1867-68 William H. Harrison, 1868-72 Wesley Whitaker, 1872-74 Joseph W. Holden, 1874-75 John C. Gorman, 1875 Joseph Henry Separk, 1875 Basil C. Manly...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 299.3 km² (115.6 mi²). 296.8 km² (114.6 mi²) of it is land and 2.5 km² (1.0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.84% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 276,093 people, 112,608 households, and 61,371 families residing in the city. The population density is 930.2/km² (2,409.2/mi²). There are 120,699 housing units at an average density of 406.7/km² (1,053.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 63.31% White, 27.80% African American, 0.36% Native American, 3.38% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.24% from other races, and 1.88% from two or more races. 6.99% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. 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 Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 112,608 households out of which 26.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.5% are married couples living together, 11.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 45.5% are non-families. 33.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.30 and the average family size is 2.97. Marriage may be a relationship and bond between individuals (termed spouses -- a male spouse is a husband and a female spouse, a wife) that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 20.9% under the age of 18, 15.9% from 18 to 24, 36.6% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 98.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.6 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $46,612, and the median income for a family is $60,003. Males have a median income of $39,248 versus $30,656 for females. The per capita income for the city is $25,113. 11.5% of the population and 7.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 13.8% of those under the age of 18 and 9.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Education

Institutes of higher education

Meredith College is a womens liberal arts college located in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... North Carolina State University is an institution of higher learning located in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... Shaw University is a historically black college located in Raleigh, North Carolina . ... Wake Technical Community College, a two-year accredited institution of higher education and technical training school, is located approximately five miles south of Raleigh, the capital of North Carolina and county seat of Wake County. ...

Public education

Public education in Raleigh is serviced by the Wake County Public School System.

  • Public High Schools
    • Athens Drive High School, is a co-educational secondary Wake County public high school that serves grades nine through twelve. As of 2004-2005 the school has approximately 1,747 enrolled students and approximately 130 hired educators.
    • Broughton High School, full name Needham B. Broughton High School, was founded in 1929 and is a co-educational, International Baccalaureate secondary Wake County public high school that serves grades nine through twelve. As of 2005-2006, the school has approximately 2,157 enrolled students and approximately 150 hired educators.
    • Enloe High School, full name William G. Enloe High School, opened in 1962 was named in honor of the Mayor of Raleigh at the time. Enloe was proud to be the first integrated high school in Raleigh and diversity is part of the reason why Enloe has led the county as the top magnet high school in the Wake County Public School System. As a magnet school, Enloe has programs not offered at other high schools such as the Medical and Bioscience Academy, the Advanced Placement Program (AP), and International Baccalaureate Programme (IB). Enloe was named the Top Magnet High School in the Nation 2000, (Dr. Rondald Simpson Magnet School of Merit Award). In addition, Enloe was ranked 52 among the Top 100 High Schools in the Nation , Newsweek 2005. Governor Michael Easley named W.G. Enloe 2002 Hallmark School of Excellence. As of 2004-2005, the school has approximately, 2263 enrolled students and as of 2003-2004 approximately 153 faculty members, 20 of which are nationally certified by the National Board For Professional Teaching Standards and 39% possessing an advanced degree. Enloe HS Website
    • Leesville Road High School is a co-educational secondary Wake County public high school. It was built in 1993.
    • Millbrook High School is a co-educational secondary Wake County public high school
    • Sanderson High School, full name Jesse O. Sanderson High School, is a co-educational secondary Wake County public high school that serves grades nine through twelve. As of 2004-2005, the school has approximately 1,793 enrolled students and approximately 150 hired educators.
    • Southeast Raleigh High School is a co-educational secondary Wake County public high school with a Leadership & Technology Magnet Program. The school opened in July, 1997
    • Wakefield High School is a co-educational secondary Wake County public high school that opened in August 2000, making it Raleigh's newest public high school.
  • Public Middle Schools
    • Carnage Middle School
    • Carroll Middle School
    • Daniels Middle School
    • Dillard Drive Middle School
    • Durant Road Middle School
    • East Millbrook Middle School
    • Ligon Middle School
    • Martin Middle School
    • West Millbrook Middle School
  • Public Elementary Schools
    • Brooks Elementary
    • Durant Road Elementary
    • Green Year Round Elementary
    • Lacy Elementary
    • Lynn Road Elementary
    • Olds Elementary
    • Poe Elementary
    • Underwood Elementary
    • Wiley Elementary

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Private education

  • Private High Schools
    • Ravenscroft High School
    • Cardinal Gibbons High School
    • Hale High School
    • Saint Mary's High School
    • Raleigh Christian Academy
    • Wake Christian Academy
    • Friendship Christian School

Attractions

An IMAX dome in Guayaquil, Ecuador IMAX (for Image Maximum) is a film projection system that has the capacity to display images of far greater size and resolution than conventional film display systems. ... Triangle Metro Zoo is a small privately operated zoo, just North of Raleigh, North Carolina. ... Pullen Park is a public park in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... North Carolina State University is an institution of higher learning located in Raleigh, North Carolina. ...

Sports

The NHL Carolina Hurricanes moved to Raleigh in 1999 with the completion of the RBC Center. The team played two years in Greensboro, North Carolina on an interim basis following their move from Hartford, Connecticut, where they were known as the Hartford Whalers. However, in Raleigh, college sports are supreme, with NCAA Division I-A rivals the North Carolina State University Wolfpack, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tar Heels, and Duke University Blue Devils being the most prominent teams in the area, often referred to as Tobacco Road by sportscasters. The three Universities have combined for eight NCAA Men's Basketball National Championships since 1974. The modernized NHL shield logo, debuting in 2005. ... The Carolina Hurricanes Hockey Club is a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... Carolina Hurricanes at the RBC Center NC State Wolfpack at the RBC Center The RBC Center (originally the Raleigh Entertainment and Sports Arena) is an indoor arena located in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city located in Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The Hartford Whalers, previously known as the New England Whalers, were a World Hockey Association (WHA) and later National Hockey League (NHL) franchise from 1972 to 1997. ... North Carolina State University is an institution of higher learning located in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is the eleventh-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. ... Duke Chapel Duke University is a prestigious private, coeducational university in Durham, North Carolina in the United States. ... Tobacco Road is a term that refers to the tobacco producing area of North Carolina, and is often used when referring to sports (particularly basketball) played between rival North Carolina universities. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced NC-Double-A) is a voluntary and often controversial association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ...


The NC-DOT Mountains-to-Sea bike route goes through Raleigh, as does the US Maine-to-Florida bicycle route #1. The NC-DOT Cape Fear Run bicycle route connects Apex to Wilmington and closely parallels the RUSA 600km brevet route. State nickname: The Pine Tree State Other U.S. States Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Governor John Baldacci (D) Official languages None Area 86,542 km² (39th)  - Land 80,005 km²  - Water 11,724 km² (13. ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... North Carolina Bicycle Route 5, the Cape Fear Run, travels 160 miles along the Cape Fear River from Apex through the southeast coastal plain to Wilmington at the sea. ... The historic downtown district of Apex, NC. Apex is a town located in Wake County, North Carolina, a suburb of Raleigh. ... For other places called Wilmington, see Wilmington Wilmington is a city currently located in New Hanover County, North Carolina. ... Randonneurs USA or RUSA is the Audax Club Parisien sanctioned brevet coordinating organization for the United States. ... In the US military, brevet refers to a warrant authorizing a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily, but usually without receiving the pay of that higher rank. ...


The area also features a variety of amateur participatory sports as well, with softball, flag football, basketball, and even dodgeball leagues operated privately or by the municipality.


Transportation

  • Air: Raleigh-Durham International Airport is just northwest of Raleigh on I-40 between Raleigh and Durham, North Carolina.
  • Interstate highway: I-40, I-440 Beltline, I-540
    • Note that the Beltline makes a loop around the city. Visitors and even long-time residents are frequently confused by the terminology "Inner Beltline/Inner Loop" and "Outer Beltline/Outer Loop," which denotes the direction of travel on I-440. (Inner=clockwise, Outer=counter-clockwise).
    • United States Highways:
US-1 (known in parts of Raleigh as Capital Boulevard)
US-64
US-70 (known in parts of Raleigh as Glenwood Avenue)
US-264
US-401 (known in parts of Raleigh as Capital Boulevard)
  • Passenger Rail: Amtrak Carolinian, Piedmont and Silver Star offer daily service to Charlotte, Richmond, Washington DC and Miami
  • Local Bus: Within Raleigh, the CAT system. The Triangle Transit Authority operates buses that serve the region and connect to municipal bus systems in Durham and Chapel Hill; this authority is planning a regional rail system to run through Durham, the RTP, Cary and Raleigh.
  • Bicycle: All public buses are equipped with bicycle racks. A small minority of roads are equipped with bicycle lanes.

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Media

National

Raleigh, and the Triangle are home to WUNC-FM, a public radio station/NPR provider that brings in listeners around the country, and WUNC-TV, also based out of UNC in Chapel Hill. WUNC-FM (restyled in 2005 as North Carolina Public Radio) is a public radio station based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, broadcasting NPR, American Public Media, and BBC programming in an all-news and information format with locally-produced folk music programming on the weekends. ... UNC-TV is the PBS affiliate network in North Carolina, with headquarters in Research Triangle Park. ...


Local media

Raleigh is part of the Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville Designated Market Area, and includes the following television stations: A designated market area is a group of counties in the United States that are covered by a specific television station. ...

  • WUNC-TV (4), the PBS affiliate and flagship station of the UNCTV television network.
  • WRAL-TV (5), the CBS affiliate, licensed to Capitol Broadcasting Company
  • WTVD-TV (11), the ABC affiliate, owned by ABC/Disney.
  • WNCN-TV (17), the NBC affiliate, owned by NBC.
  • WLFL-TV (22), the WB affiliate.
  • WRDC-TV (28), the UPN affiliate.
  • WRAY-TV (30), the HSN affiliate.
  • WUVC-TV (40), the Univision affiliate.
  • WRPX-TV (47), the Pax affiliate for Raleigh and Durham.
  • WRAZ-TV (50), the Fox affiliate, which is operated by Capital Broadcasting.
  • WFPX-TV (62), the Pax affiliate for Fayetteville.

Popular radio stations include [AM 680 WPTF], owned by Raleigh-based Curtis Media Group and [WDCG (G105)], owned by Clear Channel. UNC-TV is the PBS affiliate network in North Carolina, with headquarters in Research Triangle Park. ... PBS re-directs here; for alternate uses see PBS (disambiguation) PBS logo The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is a non-profit public broadcasting television service with 349 member TV stations in the United States. ... UNC-TV is a network of PBS member stations in North Carolina, with headquarters in Research Triangle Park. ... WRAL-TV, WRAL5 is a broadcast television station based in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... CBSs first color logo, which debuted in the fall of 1965. ... Capitol Broadcasting Company is a TV and radio broadcast company based in Raleigh, NC. // Broadcast Stations Capitol Broadcasting Company owns and operatets the following stations: TV WRAL-TV WRAZ-TV/FOX 50 WJZY-TV WWWB-TV WILM-LPTV Radio WRAL-FM 101. ... WTVD-TV (ABC11) is a broadcast television station based in Durham, North Carolina. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is a television and radio network in the United States. ... The Walt Disney Studios refers to several different entities and locations associated with The Walt Disney Company: The Walt Disney Studios is one of the media empires four main operating units. ... WNCN-TV, NBC17, is the NBC owned-and-operated (O&O) station in the Triangle region of North Carolina, broadcasting on channel 17 and digital 55. ... The National Broadcasting Company or NBC is an American television broadcasting company based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... The National Broadcasting Company or NBC is an American radio and television broadcasting company based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... WLFL-TV, Channel 22, is the WB Television Network affiliate for the Raleigh/Durham,/Fayetteville, NC television market. ... The WB Television Network, casually referred to as The WB, is a television network in the United States, founded as a joint venture between the Warner Bros. ... WRDC-TV (UPN 28) is the UPN affiliate in the Triangle (Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville) television market. ... The official logo for UPN. UPN (which originally stood for the United Paramount Network) is a television network in the United States, owned by Viacom Inc. ... Home Shopping Network In GSM, HSN stands for Hopping Sequence Number. ... WUVC-TV is a broadcast television station based in Fayetteville, North Carolina. ... Univisión is one of the largest Spanish language television channels in the United States. ... The Latin word pax means peace. It is also the name of the goddess of Peace in Roman mythology. ... WRAZ-TV is a broadcast television station based in Durham, North Carolina. ... The Fox Broadcasting Company, usually referred to as just Fox (the company itself prefers the capitalized version FOX), is a television network in the United States. ... The Latin word pax means peace. It is also the name of the goddess of Peace in Roman mythology. ... Clear channel stations are AM radio stations that are designated as such so that only one or two 50,000 watt powerhouses operate at night on each designated frequency, covering a wide area via sky wave propagation. ...


Sister cities

Hull or Kingston upon Hull is a British city situated on the north bank of the Humber estuary. ... Compiègne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Kolomna (Russian: Коломна) is an ancient Russian town, founded in 1177 on the Moskva River and Oka River. ... Rostock (slavic origin: roztoc) is a city in northern Germany. ...

See also:

The Research Triangle, commonly referred to as The Triangle, is a region in the piedmont of North Carolina in the United States, anchored by the cities of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. ... The I-85 Corridor is a multi-state metropolitan region (megalopolis) that follows I-85 across the Southeastern U.S. It includes several of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the eastern U.S.: Atlanta metropolitan area, The Upstate (South Carolina), Asheville, Charlotte metropolitan area, Piedmont Triad, The Triangle (North... Duration: Aug. ...

References

  • Jarvis, C. (1988, November 29). Recovering from surprise tornadoes. United Press International
  • Thompson, M. S. (1988, November 29) Twisters Rip N. Carolina; 4 Killed, Scores Injured; First Storm Struck Area With No Warning. Washington Post, p. A3.
  • Jarvis, C. (1988, November 30). Tornado had winds up to 200 mph. United Press International

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Asheville | Burlington | Cary | Chapel Hill | Charlotte | Concord | Durham | Fayetteville | Gastonia | Goldsboro | Greensboro | Greenville | Hickory | High Point | Jacksonville | Raleigh | Rocky Mount | Wilmington | Wilson | Winston-Salem State nickname: Tar Heel State Other U.S. States Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Governor Michael Easley (D) Official languages English Area 139,509 km² (28th)  - Land 126,256 km²  - Water 13,227 km² (9. ... File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Atlantic Coastal Plain is the rather flat stretch of land that borders the Atlantic Ocean (including the Gulf of Mexico). ... The Land of the Sky is a book by Christian Reid. ... The Charlotte metropolitan area, formally known as the Charlotte-Gastonia-Salisbury CSA, is composed of ten counties in North Carolina and three counties in South Carolina, though four other counties in North Carolina also considered part of the region. ... The James River winds its way among piedmont hills in central Virginia. ... The Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina consists of the area surrounding the cities of Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point. ... Blue Ridge Mountains (NPS) Most of the rocks that form the Blue Ridge Mountains, United States, are ancient granitic and metamorphosed volcanic formations, some exceeding one billion years in age. ... North Carolinas Outer Banks separating the Atlantic Ocean (east) from Albemarle Sound (north) and Pamlico Sound (south). ... The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a United States National Park that straddles the ridgeline of the Appalachian Mountains. ... The Research Triangle, commonly referred to as The Triangle, is a region in the piedmont of North Carolina in the United States, anchored by the cities of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. ... Asheville City Hall. ... Burlington is a city located in Alamance County in North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... Cary is a town located in Wake County, North Carolina. ... City nickname: The Southern Part of Heaven County Orange County Mayor Kevin C. Foy Town Council Sally Greene Ed Harrison Cam Hill Mark Kleinschmidt Bill Strom Dorothy Verkirk Edith Wiggins (mayor pro tem) Area  - Total  - Water 51. ... For other places or people named Charlotte, see Charlotte (disambiguation). ... Concord is a city located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, a suburb of Charlotte. ... City nickname: City of Medicine Location Government Country State County United States North Carolina Durham County Mayor Bill Bell Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 94. ... Fayetteville is a city located in Cumberland County, North Carolina. ... Gastonia is a city located in Gaston County in North Carolina, a state of the United States of America. ... Goldsboro is a city located in Wayne County, North Carolina. ... Greensboro, North Carolina, is a city located in Guilford County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... Greenville, one of the fastest growing cities in the State of North Carolina, is located in Pitt County on the Tar River. ... Hickory is a city located in Catawba County, North Carolina. ... High Point is a city located in Guilford County, North Carolina. ... Jacksonville is a city located in Onslow County, North Carolina. ... Rocky Mount is a city located in North Carolina. ... For other places called Wilmington, see Wilmington Wilmington is a city currently located in New Hanover County, North Carolina. ... Wilson is a city located in Wilson County, North Carolina. ... County Forsyth County, NC Mayor Allen Joines Website Official Website Population 185,776 (2000) Winston-Salem is a city located in Forsyth County, North Carolina. ...

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 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 state of North Carolina. ... Avery County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Beaufort County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Bertie County is a county located in the 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. ... Cabarrus County is a county located in the south-central part of the state of North Carolina. ... Caldwell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Camden County is a county located in the 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 state of North Carolina. ... Chatham County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Cherokee County is a county located in the 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. ... Davidson 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 state of North Carolina. ... Granville County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Guilford County is a county located in the 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 state of North Carolina. ... Henderson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... 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 state of North Carolina. ... Iredell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Johnston County is a county located in the 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. ... McDowell County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Location in the state of North Carolina Formed 1762 Seat Charlotte Area  - Total  - Water 1,415 km² (546 mi²) 52 km² (20 mi²) 3. ... 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 state of North Carolina. ... New Hanover County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... 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 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 state of North Carolina. ... Perquimans County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Person County is a county located in the 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 state of North Carolina. ... Richmond County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Robeson County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Rockingham County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Rowan County is a county located in the 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. ... Scotland County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... 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 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 state of North Carolina. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. ... Wilkes County is a county located in the 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. ...


U.S. State Capitals

AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareFloridaGeorgia • Hawaii • IdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouri • Montana • NebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyoming This is a list of United States state capitals: See also List of current and former capital cities within the United States List of capitals of subnational entities Reference http://www. ... Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama. ... Juneau City and Borough is a borough located on the Gastineau Channel in the Alexander Archipelago in the State of Alaska. ... Phoenix was incorporated as a city on February 5, 1881. ... Nickname: The City of Roses Location in Arkansas Founded  -Incorporated 1821 1831  County Pulaski County Mayor Jim Dailey Area  - Total  - Water 302. ... City nickname: The Big Tomato Location Location of Sacramento in California Government County Sacramento Mayor Heather Fargo Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 99. ... Denver skyline, 1999. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Location in Delaware Founded  -Incorporated 1683 1717  County Kent County Mayor Stephen R. Speed Area  - Total  - Water 58. ... Tallahassee is the capital of Florida, a state of the United States of America. ... This article refers to the unincorporated census designated place. ... This article deals with the state capital of Idaho. ... Location in Illinois Founded  -Incorporated 1819 {{{incorporated}}}  County Sangamon County Mayor Timothy Davlin Area  - Total  - Water 156. ... Nickname: Circle City, Indy, Naptown Location in Indiana Founded  -Incorporated 1821 {{{incorporated}}}  County Marion County Mayor Bart Peterson Area  - Total  - Water 966. ... Des Moines skyline Des Moines (pronounced in English, in French) is the capital city of the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Location in Kansas Founded  -Incorporated December 5, 1854 February 14, 1857  County Shawnee County Mayor Bill Bunten Area  - Total  - Water 147. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Capitol Building Baton Rouge, French: Bâton-Rouge (pronounced in English, and in French) is the capital of Louisiana, a state of the United States of America, and is the second largest city in Louisiana behind [New Orleans. ... Location in Maine Founded  -Incorporated  1754  {{{incorporated}}} County  Kennebec County Mayor  William E. Dowling Area  - Total  - Water  150. ... Nickname: Americas Sailing Capital , Naptown Location in Maryland Founded  -Incorporated 1649 1708  County Anne Arundel County Mayor Ellen O. Moyer (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 19. ... Nickname: Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe), Athens of America Location in Massachusetts Founded  -Incorporated September 17, 1630 1820, as a city  County Suffolk County Mayor Thomas Menino (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 232. ... Capitol Building Lansing is the capital city of the U.S. state of Michigan, located mostly in Ingham County; a small portion extends into adjacent Eaton County. ... State capitol building in Saint Paul Saint Paul is the capital and second-largest city of the state of Minnesota in the United States. ... Jackson is the capital and largest city in the U.S. state of Mississippi. ... The capitol building on a sunny day. ... Helena, Montana Helena is the capital of Montana, a state of the United States of America. ... Nickname: Star City Location in Nebraska Founded  -Incorporated 18671 1869  County Lancaster County Mayor Coleen Seng Area  - Total  - Water 195. ... Motto: Proud of its Past. ... Location in New Hampshire Founded  -Incorporated 1725 1856  County Merrimack County Mayor Michael L. Donovan Area  - Total  - Water 174. ... Location in New Jersey Founded  -Incorporated c. ... Santa Fe (Spanish, Holy Faith) (full form: La Villa Real de la Santa Fe de San Francisco de Asís, English: Royal City of the Holy Faith of St. ... New York State Capitol Building, completed in 1899 at a cost of $25 million was the most expensive government building of its time. ... Capitol building Bismarck is the capital of North Dakota, a state of the United States of America. ... Skyline of downtown Columbus, Ohio, viewed across the Scioto River. ... Downtown Oklahoma City The State Capitol of Oklahoma From The South Oklahoma City is the capital and largest city of the state of Oklahoma in the United States of America. ... State Capitol building in Salem Salem is the capital of the state of Oregon in the United States of America, and county seat of Marion County. ... Dowtown Harrisburg and the Susquehanna River Pennsylvania State Capitol Building Harrisburg is the capital of Pennsylvania, a state of the United States of America. ... Motto: What Cheer Nickname: Beehive of Industry Location in Rhode Island Founded  -Incorporated 1636 1832  County Providence County Mayor David N. Cicilline (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 53. ... Location in South Carolina Founded  -Incorporated March 22, 1786   County Richland, part of Lexington Mayor Bob Coble Area  - Total  - Water 330. ... Pierre is the capital of South Dakota, a state of the United States of America. ... The Nashville skyline Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Skyline from Town Lake City nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Location Location in the state of Texas Government County Travis County Mayor Will Wynn Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 669. ... Aerial view of Temple Square of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake Citys top tourist draw. ... Montpelier, Vermont Montpelier is the capital of Vermont, a state of the United States of America. ... This article is about the city in Virginia. ... State Capitol and waterfront, Olympia, Washington. ... Charleston, WV Capitol Building Charleston is the capital of West Virginia, a state of the United States of America. ... Wisconsin State Capitol Madison is the capital of Wisconsin, a state of the United States of America. ... Location in Wyoming Founded  -Incorporated 1867 {{{incorporated}}}  County Laramie County Mayor Jack R. Spiker Area  - Total  - Water 57. ...


 
 

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