North Carolina includes the following markets:


Central North Carolina Region, Eastern North Carolina Region, Western North Carolina Region, Albemarle Sound Area, Asheville Area, Boone | High Country Area, Charlotte | Mecklenburg Area, Greenville | Goldsboro Area, Hickory | Morganton Area, Nantahala | Smoky Mountain Area, New Bern | Cape Lookout Area, Outer Banks Area, Roanoke River Basin Area, Rocky Mount | Wilson Area, Sandhills Area, Triad Area, Triangle Area, Wilmington | Cape Fear Area, Yadkin River Valley Area


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 County, Columbus County, Craven County, Cumberland County, Currituck County, Dare County, Davidson County, Davie County, Duplin County, Durham County, Edgecombe County, Forsyth County, Franklin County, Gaston County, Gates County, Graham County, Granville County, Greene County, Guilford County, Halifax County, Harnett County, Haywood County, Henderson County, Hertford County, Hoke County, Hyde County, Iredell County, Jackson County, Johnston County, Jones County, Lee County, Lenoir County, Lincoln County, Macon County, Madison County, Martin County, McDowell County, Mecklenburg County, Mitchell County, Montgomery County, Moore County, Nash County, New Hanover County, Northampton County, Onslow County, Orange County, Pamlico County, Pasquotank County, Pender County, Perquimans County, Person County, Pitt County, Polk County, Randolph County, Richmond County, Robeson County, Rockingham County, Rowan County, Rutherford County, Sampson County, Scotland County, Stanly County, Stokes County, Surry County, Swain County, Transylvania County, Tyrrell County, Union County, Vance County, Wake County, Warren County, Washington County, Watauga County, Wayne County, Wilkes County, Wilson County, Yadkin County, Yancey County

Cities, Towns and Municipalities:

Ahoskie, Albemarle, Andrews, Angier, Apex, Archdale, Archer Lodge, Arden, Asheboro, Asheville, Atlantic Beach, Aulander, Avon, Ayden, Badin, Bailey, Bald Head Island, Banner Elk, Bath, Bayboro, Bear Creek, Beaufort, Beech Mountain, Belhaven, Belmont, Benson, Bermuda Run, Bessemer City, Biscoe, Black Creek, Black Mountain, Bladenboro, Blowing Rock, Boiling Springs, Bolivia, Bolton, Boone, Boonville, Brevard, Bryson City, Buies Creek, Bunn, Burgaw, Burlington, Burnsville, Butner, Buxton, Bynum, Calabash, Cameron, Canton, Carolina Beach, Carolina Shores, Carrboro, Carthage, Cary, Cashiers, Castalia, Castle Hayne, Caswell Beach, Chadbourn, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Cherokee, Cherryville, Chimney Rock, Chocowinity, Clarkton, Clayton, Clemmons, Clinton, Clyde, Coats, Columbia, Columbus, Concord, Connellys Springs, Conover, Cornelius, Corolla, Creedmoor, Creswell, Crossnore, Cullowhee, Currituck, Dallas, Davidson, Denton, Denver, Dobson, Duck, Dunn, Durham, East Flat Rock, Eastover, Eden, Edenton, Efland, Elizabeth City, Elizabethtown, Elkin, Ellerbe, Elon, Emerald Isle, Erwin, Fairmont, Faison, Farmville, Fayetteville, Flat Rock, Fletcher, Forest City, Foscoe, Four Oaks, Franklin, Franklinton, Franklinville, Fremont, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Gastonia, Gates, Gatesville, Germanton, Gibson, Gibsonville, Glen Alpine, Gloucester, Goldsboro, Goldston, Graham, Granite Falls, Greensboro, Greenville, Grifton, Hamlet, Hampstead, Harkers Island, Hatteras, Havelock, Haw River, Hayesville, Henderson, Hendersonville, Hertford, Hickory, Hiddenite, High Point, Highlands, Hildebran, Hillsborough, Holden Beach, Holly Springs, Hope Mills, Hudson, Huntersville, Indian Trail, Jackson, Jacksonville, Jamestown, Jefferson, Jonesville, Kannapolis, Kenansville, Kenly, Kernersville, Kill Devil Hills, King, Kings Mountain, Kinston, Kitty Hawk, Knightdale, Knotts Island, Kure Beach, LaGrange, Lake Junaluska, Lake Lure, Lake Park, Lake Waccamaw, Laurinburg, Lenoir, Lewisville, Lexington, Liberty, Lillington, Lincolnton, Louisburg, Madison, Maggie Valley, Manteo, Marion, Mars Hill, Marshall, Matthews, Maxton, Mayodan, Maysville, Mebane, Mint Hill, Mocksville, Monroe, Montreat, Mooresville, Morehead City, Morganton, Morrisville, Mount Airy, Mount Gilead, Mount Holly, Mount Olive, Murfreesboro, Murphy, Nags Head, Nashville, New Bern, New Hill, Newport, Newton, North Topsail Beach, Oak Island, Ocean Isle Beach, Ocracoke Island, Old Fort, Oxford, Pembroke, Pilot Mountain, Pinebluff, Pinehurst, Pinetops, Pineville, Pittsboro, Pleasant Garden, Plymouth, Polkton, Princeton, Raeford, Raleigh, Ramseur, Randleman, Red Oak, Red Springs, Reidsville, Richlands, Roanoke Rapids, Robbins, Robersonville, Rockingham, Rocky Mount, Rodanthe, Rolesville, Rose Hill, Roseboro, Rougemont, Rowland, Roxboro, Rural Hall, Rutherfordton, Salisbury, Sandy Ridge, Sanford, Scotland Neck, Seagrove, Sedalia, Selma, Shallotte, Shelby, Shiloh, Siler City, Smithfield, Snow Hill, South Mills, Southern Pines, Southern Shores, Southport, Sparta, Spencer, Spindale, Spring Hope, Spring Lake, Spruce Pine, Stantonsburg, Statesville, Stokesdale, Sugar Mountain, Summerfield, Sunset Beach, Surf City, Swan Quarter, Swannanoa, Swansboro, Swepsonville, Sylva, Tabor City, Tarboro, Taylorsville, Thomasville, Tobaccoville, Topsail Beach, Trinity, Troutman, Troy, Tryon, Unionville, Valdese, Valle Crucis, Vass, Vilas, Wadesboro, Wagram, Wake Forest, Walkertown, Wallace, Walnut Cove, Warrenton, Warsaw, Washington, Waxhaw, Waynesville, Weaverville, Weddington, Weldon, Wendell, Wentworth, Wesley Chapel, West End, West Jefferson, Whispering Pines, Whitakers, White Lake, Whiteville, Whitsett, Wilkesboro, Williamston, Williston, Wilmington, Wilson, Wilson's Mills, Windsor, Wingate, Winston-Salem, Winterville, Winton, Wrightsville Beach, Yadkinville, Yanceyville, Youngsville, Zebulon

Other Communities:

Bahama, Baldwin, Balsam Grove, Barium Springs, Belville, Bethania, Bethel, Biltmore Forest, Boiling Spring Lakes, Brasstown, Broadway, Brunswick, Cajah's Mountain, Cape Carteret, Cedar Point, China Grove, Claremont, Cleveland, Cofield, Coinjock, Colerain, Comfort, Como, Conway, Cooleemee, Corapeake, Cordova, Cramerton, Crouse, Culberson, Dana, Drexel, East Spencer, Edneyville, Elm City, Enfield, Engelhard, Etowah, Eure, Fairfield, Fort Bragg, Frisco, Gamewell, Garysburg, Granite Quarry, Green Level, Half Moon, Harrisburg, Hays, Horse Shoe, Icard, Indian Beach, James City, Landis, Laurel Park, Leland, Long View, Lowell, Maiden, Manns Harbor, Marshville, Marvin, Maury, McFarlan, Millers Creek, Mills River, Mineral Springs, Moravian Falls, Mount Pleasant, Moyock, Norlina, Norwood, Oak Ridge, Oakboro, Oriental, Pelham, Piney Green, Pleasant Hill, Princeville, Ranlo , Rhodhiss, River Bend, Rockwell, Rocky Point, Roduco, Roxobel, Royal Pines, Rutherford College, Saint James, Saint Pauls, Saint Stephens, Saluda, Sampleville, Sawmills, Seven Lakes, Sharpsburg, Silver City, Sims, Sneads Ferry, Snow Camp, Southmont, Spivey's Corner, Staley, Stallings, Stanfield, Stanley, Stedman, Stem, Stoneville, Stony Point, Stumpy Point, Sunbury, Sunset Hills, Toast, Trent Woods, Tyro, Valley Hill, Vanceboro, Vandemere, Vander, Varnamtown, Wallburg, Walnut Creek, Wanchese, Waves, Welcome, Westport, White Plains, Willard, Winfall, Woodfin, Woodland, Yaupon Beach, Zionville, Zirconia

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North Carolina


Old North State & Tar Heel State


Esse quam videri
"To be, rather than to seem"


North Carolina State Calendar

Local Shopping & Services

The North Carolina State Marketplace

Things To Do

North Carolina State Attractions


What's New on Carolina Main Street?


Raleigh - since 1792


9,535,483 - 2010 US Census

Land Area

48,618 sq mi

Admission to Union

November 21, 1789
12th state to ratify the Constitution of the United States of America

USDA Climate/Hardiness Zone

6a (-10 to -5 F) through 8a (10 to 15 F)

Military Installations

Seymour Johnson AFB
Fort Bragg
Air Station Elizabeth City
Camp Lejeune
MCAS Cherry Point
MCAS New River

State Flower

American Dogwood

State Wildflower

Carolina Lily

State Tree


State Christmas Tree

Fraser Fir

State Carnivorous Plant

Venus Flytrap

State Bird


State Horse

Colonial Spanish Mustang

State Mammal

Eastern Gray Squirrel

State Salt Water Fish

Channel Bass

State Fresh Water Fish

Southern Appalachian Brook Trout

State Reptile

Eastern Box Turtle

State Insect

Honey Bee

State Dog

Plott Hound

State Gemstone


State Rock


State Mineral


State Song

"Old North State"

State Colors

Red & Blue

State Toast

The Tar Heel Toast

State Beverage


State Vegetable

Sweet Potato

State Berry

Strawberry & Blueberry

State Fruit

Scuppernog Grape

State Dance

Clogging (folk) & Shag (popular)

State Historical Boat

Shad Boat

State Sport

Stock Car Racing


Pat McCrory

Lieutenant Governor

Dan Forest

Secretary of State

Elaine Marshall

Attorney General

Roy Cooper III

Commissioner of Agriculture

Steve Troxler

Commissioner of Insurance

Wayne Goodwin

Commissioner of Labor

Cherie Berry

Superintendent of Public Instruction

June Atkinson

State Treasurer

Janet Cowell

State Auditor

Beth Wood

US Senators

Richard Burr & Thom Tillis

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