Signed into Statehood on November 21, 1789

 NORTH CAROLINA

12th State

Capital: Raleigh

 

PLACES TO SEE:

  • Raleigh

  • Durham

  • Winston-Salem

  • Cape Hatteras

  • Roanoke Island

  • Charlotte

Raleigh, North Carolina

 

Named for Charles II, and nicknamed The Tar Heel State. North Carolina is bordered by Virginia to the north; Tennessee to the west; the Atlantic Ocean to the east and Georgia and South Carolina to the south. 

North Carolina's highest peak is Mount Mitchell, at 6,684 feet, the 16th highest in the United States. The lowest point is the Atlantic Ocean at sea level. 

NOTE: I HAVE BEEN TO RALEIGH, DURHAM, AND THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA CAMPUS.

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