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    Conover
    NC
    Originally called “Wye Town,” Conover began to develop in the mid 1800s as a "Y" intersection of the railroad traversing North Carolina.
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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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    Carthage
    NC
    Started in 1989, the Carthage Buggy Festival is held each year to commemorate the famous Tyson and Jones Buggy Factory that, from the mid-1800s to the 1920s, produced the carriages that were essential to life in rural North Carolina.
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    Garland
    NC
    Incorporated in 1907, Garland was originally known as Sloan’s Crossing.
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    Hertford
    NC
    The bridge on the main highway into Hertford is an “S”-shaped bridge, the only one of its kind in the country.
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    Mount Holly
    NC
    In 1875, the name of the town of Woodlawn was changed to Mount Holly, after the Mount Holly Cotton Mill that was started that year. The name “Mount Holly” was used in recognition of the famed yarn made at a spinning mill in Mount Holly, New Jersey.
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    Boone
    NC
    Boone has the highest elevation (3,300 feet) of any town of its size (over 10,000 population) east of the Mississippi River.
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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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    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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    Morrisville
    NC
    Known as “The Heart of the Triangle.”

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