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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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    Garland
    NC
    Incorporated in 1907, Garland was originally known as Sloan’s Crossing.
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    Murfreesboro
    NC
    Chowan University, based in Murfreesboro, is a Christian educational institution founded in 1848 by Baptist families and named Chowan – which means “people of the south” – to honor the Native American Algonquin Chowanook tribe.
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    Denton
    NC
    A sportsman’s paradise, southern Davidson County and Denton are the home to unparalleled fishing and hunting, with its close proximity to High Rock Lake.
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    Jonesville
    NC
    The Yadkin River separates Jonesville from Elkin. When a covered bridge was built across the river in 1872, it was hailed as the longest suspension bridge in the world.
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    Liberty
    NC
    Legend has it that during the Revolutionary War, British and Tory prisoners were held captive in a stockade near a crossroads where the town of Liberty was to be. When the prisoners were released at the end of the war, they shouted, “Liberty! Liberty!”
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    Washington
    NC
    Washington is proud to have been the first city in America to be named for General George Washington, the future first president of the United States.
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    Connelly Springs
    NC
    Was once known for the nearby mineral springs which were thought to be beneficial in curing many diseases.
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    Kings Mountain
    NC
    Kings Mountain takes its name from the Revolutionary battle fought five miles south, thus bringing meaning to the town’s motto, "The Historical City." This battle was very important in early American history, being proclaimed "the turning point."
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    Lumberton
    NC
    The namesake for the city is the Lumber River, which several native tribes may have used for travel and sustenance as far back as 20,000 years ago. The descendants of those tribes took their name from river’s ancient name: Lumbee.

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