North Carolina

established Nov. 21, 1789 formerly known as Province of North Carolina, then sovereign state in Confederation
flag of North Carolina
seal of North Carolina
North Carolina two letter code: NC
capital: Raleigh est. 1792
Old North State
Tar Heel State
Turpentine State
Variety Vacationland
First in Flight State
146 Counties:
Alamance County
Alamance County/Guilford County
Alamance County/Orange County
Alexander County
Alexander County/Iredell County
Alleghany County
Anson County
Ashe County
Avery County
Beaufort County
Bertie County
Bladen County
Brunswick County
Buncombe County
Burke County
Cabarrus County
Cabarrus County/Mecklenburg County
Cabarrus County/Stanly County
Caldwell County
Caldwell County/Burke County
Caldwell County/Catawba County/Burke County
Caldwell County/Watauga County
Camden County
Camden County/Pasquotank County
Carteret County
Caswell County
Catawba County
Catawba County/Burke County
Chatham County
Chatham County/Wake County
Cherokee County
Chowan County
Clay County
Cleveland County
Cleveland County/Gaston County
Columbus County
Craven County
Cumberland County
Cumberland County/Sampson County
Currituck County
Dare County
Davidson County
Davidson County/Randolph County
Davidson County/Randolph County/Forsyth County/Guilford County
Davie County
Duplin County
Duplin County/Pender County
Duplin County/Wayne County
Durham County
Durham County/Orange County
Durham County/Orange County/Wake County
Durham County/Person County
Durham County/Wake County
Edgecombe County
Edgecombe County/Nash County
Forsyth County
Forsyth County/Guilford County
Franklin County
Franklin County/Wake County
Gaston County
Gates County
Graham County
Granville County
Greene County
Guilford County
Halifax County
Harnett County
Harnett County/Johnston County
Harnett County/Lee County
Harnett County/Wake County
Haywood County
Henderson County
Hertford County
Hoke County
Hyde County
Iredell County
Iredell County/Mecklenburg County
Jackson County
Jackson County/Macon County
Johnston County
Johnston County/Wake County
Jones County
Lee County
Lenoir County
Lenoir County/Pitt County
Lincoln County
Lincoln County/Catawba County
Macon County
Madison County
Martin County
McDowell County
Mecklenburg County
Mitchell County
Montgomery County
Moore County
Moore County/Montgomery County
Nash County
New Hanover County
Northampton County
Onslow County
Orange County
Pamlico County
Pender County
Pender County/Onslow County
Perquimans County
Person County
Pitt County
Polk County
Polk County/Henderson County
Randolph County
Randolph County/Guilford County
Richmond County
Robeson County
Robeson County/Hoke County
Robeson County/Scotland County
Rockingham County
Rowan County
Rowan County/Cabarrus County
Rutherford County
Sampson County
Sampson County/Duplin County
Scotland County
Stanly County
Stokes County
Stokes County/Forsyth County
Surry County
Swain County
Swain County/Jackson County
Transylvania County
Tyrrell County
Union County
Union County/Mecklenburg County
Vance County
Wake County
Warren County
Washington County
Watauga County
Watauga County/Avery County
Wayne County
Wilkes County
Wilkes County/Surry County
Wilson County
Wilson County/Edgecombe County/Nash County
Wilson County/Johnston County
Yadkin County
Yancey County
4 Neighboring States:
South Carolina
7 Areacodes:
252     336     704     828     910     919     980    
Airport : 342
Balloonport : 1
Gliderport : 1
Heliport : 109
Seaplane Base : 1
Ultralight : 4
Electoral Votes: 15
State Motto: Esse quam videri
english translation: To be, rather than to seem
Highest point in North Carolina: Mount Mitchell , 6684 feet
fossil Shark tooth
fossil scientific name Carcharodon/Carcharocles megalodon
tree Pine
tree binomial nomenclature Pinus
flower Flowering dogwood
flower scientificname Cornus florida
fish Channel Bass
fish binomial nomenclature Sciaenops ocellatus
bird Cardinal
shell Scotch bonnet
reptile Eastern box turtle
reptile scientific name Terrapene carolinasubspecies carolina
insect European honey bee
insect scientific name Apis mellifera
horse Colonial Spanish Mustang
pet Plott Hound
butterfly Eastern tiger swallowtail
butterfly binomial nomenclature Papilio glaucus
dog Plott Hound
land mammal Gray Squirrel
mineral Gold
rock or stone Granite
gemstone Emerald
zipcodes for North Carolina : 27006 27010 27011 27012 27013 27014 27016
all 910 zipcodes for North Carolina
Crime Chart North Carolina Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 9,943,964 318,857,056
violent crimes 32,7671,197,987
violent crime rate329.5375.7
murder and manslaughter51014,249
murder and manslaughter rate5.14.5
rape rate24.336.6
robbery rate84.6102.2
aggravated assault21,421741,291
aggravated assault rate215.4232.5
property crimes285,6978,277,829
property crime rate2873.12596.1
burglary rate798.2542.5
larceny theft192,6945,858,496
larceny theft rate1937.81837.3
motor vechicle theft13,630689,527
motor vehicle theft rate137.1216.2
Albemarle (16,003)
Apex (45,585)
Archdale (11,564)
Asheboro (26,103)
Asheville (88,512)
Belmont (10,533)
Boone (18,156)
Burlington (52,472)
Carrboro (21,156)
Cary (159,769)
Chapel Hill (59,568)
Charlotte (827,097)
Clayton (19,304)
Clemmons (19,844)
Concord (87,696)
Cornelius (28,092)
Davidson (12,207)
Durham (257,636)
Eden (15,403)
Elizabeth City (17,988)
Elon (10,024)
Fayetteville (201,963)
Fuquay-Varina (23,907)
Garner (28,053)
Gastonia (74,543)
Goldsboro (35,826)
Graham (14,647)
Greensboro (285,342)
Greenville (90,597)
Harrisburg (14,539)
Havelock (20,364)
Henderson (15,271)
Hendersonville (13,814)
Hickory (40,374)
High Point (110,268)
Holly Springs (31,377)
Hope Mills (16,163)
Huntersville (52,704)
Indian Trail (37,073)
Jacksonville (67,357)
Kannapolis (46,144)
Kernersville (23,811)
Kings Mountain (10,760)
Kinston (21,337)
Knightdale (14,256)
Laurinburg (15,507)
Leland (17,924)
Lenoir (17,888)
Lewisville (13,567)
Lexington (19,326)
Lincolnton (10,900)
Lumberton (21,667)
Matthews (30,678)
Mebane (13,698)
Mint Hill (25,627)
Monroe (34,623)
Mooresville (36,009)
Morganton (16,692)
Morrisville (23,820)
Mount Airy (10,354)
Mount Holly (14,176)
Murraysville (14,305)
New Bern (30,070)
Newton (13,035)
Pinehurst (15,752)
Piney Green (13,701)
Raleigh (451,066)
Reidsville (14,067)
Roanoke Rapids (15,345)
Rocky Mount (55,806)
Salisbury (34,017)
Sanford (29,144)
Shelby (20,189)
Smithfield (12,022)
Southern Pines (13,539)
Spring Lake (13,234)
Stallings (15,270)
Statesville (26,221)
Summerfield (10,861)
Tarboro (11,164)
Thomasville (27,061)
Wake Forest (38,199)
Waxhaw (13,495)
Weddington (10,531)
Wilmington (115,933)
Wilson (49,643)
Winston-Salem (241,218)