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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

Garysburg Elementary
(252) 536-4149
504 Nc 46 Hwy
Garysburg, NC 27831
Antioch Elementary
(704) 841-2505
3101 Antioch Church Road
Matthews, NC 28104

Middle Schools

Mac Williams Middle
(910) 483-8222
4644 Clinton Road
Fayetteville, NC 28312
Northview Middle
(828) 327-6300
302 28th Avenue Ne
Hickory, NC 28601

High Schools

Seventy First High
(910) 867-3116
6764 Raeford Road
Fayetteville, NC 28304
Freedom High
(828) 433-1310
511 Independence Boulevard
Morganton, NC 28655

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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