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The North Carolina Gazetteer

by William S. Powell

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The North Carolina Gazetteer first appeared to wide acclaim in 1968 and has remained an essential reference for anyone with a serious interest in the Tar Heel State, from historians to journalists, from creative writers to urban planners, from backpackers to armchair travelers.This revised and expanded edition adds approximately 1,200 new entries, bringing to nearly 21,000 the number of North Carolina cities, towns, crossroads, waterways, mountains, and other places identified here. The stories attached to place names are at the core of the book and the reason why it has stood t… (more)
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A description of all (or just about) all places and geographic features in North Carolina ( )
  jepley38 | Aug 10, 2011 |
You can't do North Carolina research (genealogy included) without this excellent book. It is under a major revision, can't wait but this one will still be my favorite! ( )
  patricia_poland | Oct 18, 2008 |
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Ararat, North Carolina

Bahama, North Carolina

Bannertown, North Carolina

Barclaysville, North Carolina

Belews Creek, North Carolina

Bunnlevel, North Carolina

Glade Valley, North Carolina

Grassy Creek, Ashe County, North Carolina

Harnett, Harnett County, North Carolina

History of North Carolina

Huntsville, North Carolina

Kennebec, North Carolina

Rockford, North Carolina

Round Peak, North Carolina

Ryes, North Carolina

Salem, Surry County, North Carolina

Seminole, North Carolina

Seward, North Carolina

The North Carolina Gazetteer first appeared to wide acclaim in 1968 and has remained an essential reference for anyone with a serious interest in the Tar Heel State, from historians to journalists, from creative writers to urban planners, from backpackers to armchair travelers.This revised and expanded edition adds approximately 1,200 new entries, bringing to nearly 21,000 the number of North Carolina cities, towns, crossroads, waterways, mountains, and other places identified here. The stories attached to place names are at the core of the book and the reason why it has stood t

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