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    Charlotte
    NC
    Charlotte’s suburban growth can be credited to Edward Dilworth Latta, who introduced the concept in 1876. He, with the Charlotte Consolidated Construction Company, also developed trolley transportation, making this growth in Charlotte possible.
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    Zebulon
    NC
    The Wakelon School Building was built in1909 and was the first school in eastern Wake County. Today it is the Zebulon Municipal Complex.
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    Franklin
    NC
    An ancient Indian Mound located in the heart of town serves as a reminder of an earlier time when the Cherokee lived in and around what is now called Franklin. Streets with names like Wayah, Ulco, Iotla and Watauga reflect Indian heritage.
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    Rural Hall
    NC
    Named for "The Hall," the home of Benjamin L. Bitting, who used his home as a post office during the Civil War.
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    Aberdeen
    NC
    Originally named Blue's Crossing, Aberdeen was settled in the 1700s by Scottish emigrants. Aberdeen is the delight of railroad buffs, historians, artists and golfers.
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    Asheboro
    NC
    Home of the North Carolina Zoo.
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    Matthews
    NC
    The Matthews Town Hall and Library was dedicated on Sept. 30, 2001. The facility was a partnership between the town and the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.
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    Biscoe
    NC
    Just three miles south of the geographic center of the state.
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    Pinehurst
    NC
    Founded by James Walker Tufts and designed with assistance from Frederick Law Olmsted, the designer of New York's famed Central Park, the village of Pinehurst was laid out like a New England-style village.
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    Chapel Hill
    NC
    When the University of North Carolina Board of Trustees chose the area around New Hope Chapel as the site for the first state university in 1793, they also named a committee to lay out a town adjacent to the site.