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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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    Dillsboro
    NC
    Dillsboro has been a tourist town since 1886 when visitors began to arrive by train and spend several weeks. It is often stated that the first summer visitors were the Misses Nellie and Hattie Norfleet of Edenton.
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    Morehead City
    NC
    The town of Morehead City was established as a commercial development by the Shepard's Point Land Company, and was named for John Motley Morehead, two-time governor of North Carolina.
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    Pollocksville
    NC
    The oldest incorporated town in Jones County, having been settled in 1779 and incorporated in 1834 then re-incorporated in 1849.
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    Albemarle
    NC
    Albemarle is named for George Monck, the Duke of Albemarle, who was one of the eight Lords Proprietors granted the province of Carolina in 1663 by King Charles II.
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    Carolina Shores
    NC
    The residents of the Carolina Shores Golf Course community originally made up the town’s population. The town was incorporated in 1998.
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    Morganton
    NC
    “Senator Sam” Ervin was a Morganton native who practiced law before serving as U.S. Senator from 1957-74. Ervin served as chairman of the Senate Select Committee to Investigate Campaign Practices – commonly referred to as the Watergate Committee.
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    Calabash
    NC
    Known as the "Seafood Capital of the World."
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    Hickory
    NC
    Hickory was a pioneer in North Carolina and the nation in adoption of the council-manager form of government.
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    Tobaccoville
    NC
    Tobaccoville was named for a plug chewing tobacco factory owned and operated in the 1870s. The Orrender Tobacco Factory was the principal landmark in the area, and the name "Tobaccoville" was suggested for the post office.

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