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North Carolina Profile

The first European settlement in North Carolina is the famous Lost Colony of Roanoke Island that vanished sometime after 1587. North Carolina is the northern portion of the original 1629 land grant made by England's King Charles I, which was named in his honor (Carolus is Latin for Charles). North Carolina joined the Union in 1789 and is the 12th of the original 13 states. Today, North Carolina is a growing research center and banking state. The capital of the "Tar Heel State" is Raleigh, and the dogwood blossom is the state flower. ...Read more here: North Carolina - The Tar Heel State

Capital City:
Raleigh
Nickname:
Tar Heel State
Motto:
Esse Quam Videri (To Be Rather Than To Seem)
Statehood:
November 21, 1789 (12th)
Origin of State's Name:
Taken from "Carolus," the Latin word for Charles and named after England's King Charles I.
Largest Cities:
Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Durham
Border States:
Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
Land Area:
48,718 sq. mi., 29th largest
State Bird:
Cardinal
State Flower:
American Dogwood (cornus florida)
State Tree:
Longleaf Pine (pinus palustris)
State Song:
The Old North State

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North Carolina Schools

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Elementary Schools

New Hope Elementary
(919) 942-9696
1900 New Hope Church Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Ashley Elementary
(336) 727-2343
1647 East 21st Street
Winston Salem, NC 27105

Middle Schools

A C Reynolds Middle
(828) 298-7484
2 Rocket Drive
Asheville, NC 28803
Central Davidson Middle
(336) 357-2310
2591 Nc Hwy 47
Lexington, NC 27292

High Schools

Overhills High School
(910) 436-1436
2495 Ray Road
Spring Lake, NC 28390
Bear Grass High
(252) 792-3721
6344 E Bear Grass Rd
Williamston, NC 27892

Sex Offender Information for North Carolina

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In North Carolina, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://ncfindoffender.com/disclaimer.aspx. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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