North Carolina

established Nov. 21, 1789 formerly known as Province of North Carolina, then sovereign state in Confederation
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North Carolina two letter code: NC
capital: Raleigh est. 1792
population:
10,611,862 ( 198.20 people per square mile )
Nicknames:
Old North State
Tar Heel State
Turpentine State
Variety Vacationland
First in Flight State
4 Neighboring States:
Georgia
South Carolina
Tennessee
Virginia
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 , 6,684 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
rape2,420116,645
rape rate24.336.6
robbery8,416325,802
robbery rate84.6102.2
aggravated assault21,421741,291
aggravated assault rate215.4232.5
property crimes285,6978,277,829
property crime rate2873.12596.1
burglary79,3731,729,806
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
739 cities in North Carolina
Map City Population
Charlotte 827,097
Raleigh 451,066
Greensboro 285,342
Durham 257,636
Winston-Salem 241,218
Fayetteville 201,963
Cary 159,769
Wilmington 115,933
High Point 110,268
Greenville 90,597
Asheville 88,512
Concord 87,696
Gastonia 74,543
Jacksonville 67,357
Chapel Hill 59,568
Rocky Mount 55,806
Huntersville 52,704
Burlington 52,472
Wilson 49,643
Kannapolis 46,144
Apex 45,585
Hickory 40,374
Wake Forest 38,199
Indian Trail 37,073
Mooresville 36,009
Goldsboro 35,826
Monroe 34,623
Salisbury 34,017
Holly Springs 31,377
Matthews 30,678
New Bern 30,070
Sanford 29,144
Cornelius 28,092
Garner 28,053
Thomasville 27,061
Statesville 26,221
Asheboro 26,103
Mint Hill 25,627
Fuquay-Varina 23,907
Morrisville 23,820
Kernersville 23,811
Lumberton 21,667
Kinston 21,337
Carrboro 21,156
Havelock 20,364
Shelby 20,189
Clemmons 19,844
Lexington 19,326
Clayton 19,304
Boone 18,156
Elizabeth City 17,988
Leland 17,924
Lenoir 17,888
Morganton 16,692
Hope Mills 16,163
Albemarle 16,003
Pinehurst 15,752
Laurinburg 15,507
Eden 15,403
Roanoke Rapids 15,345
Henderson 15,271
Stallings 15,270
Graham 14,647
Harrisburg 14,539
Murraysville 14,305
Knightdale 14,256
Mount Holly 14,176
Reidsville 14,067
Hendersonville 13,814
Piney Green 13,701
Mebane 13,698
Lewisville 13,567
Southern Pines 13,539
Waxhaw 13,495
Spring Lake 13,234
Newton 13,035
Davidson 12,207
Smithfield 12,022
Archdale 11,564
Tarboro 11,164
Lincolnton 10,900
Summerfield 10,861
Kings Mountain 10,760
Belmont 10,533
Weddington 10,531
Mount Airy 10,354
Elon 10,024
Waynesville 9,809
Washington 9,788
Dunn 9,723
Winterville 9,464
Morehead City 9,347
Rockingham 9,220
St. Stephens 9,052
Myrtle Grove 9,030
Clinton 8,767
Oxford 8,742
Half Moon 8,655
Kings Grant 8,504
Pineville 8,429
Siler City 8,396
Wesley Chapel 8,355
Roxboro 8,334
Black Mountain 8,278
Conover 8,248
Marion 7,861
Butner 7,751
Brevard 7,735
Fletcher 7,582
Oak Island 7,507
Aberdeen 7,343
Lake Norman of Catawba 7,331
Forest City 7,282
Mills River 7,162
King 7,059
Kill Devil Hills 7,058
Etowah 6,862
Gibsonville 6,773
Oak Ridge 6,671
Trinity 6,669
Ogden 6,653
Unionville 6,547
Porters Neck 6,476
Hamlet 6,454
Hillsborough 6,415
Woodfin 6,349
Selma 6,307
Rolesville 6,289
Wendell 6,285
Marvin 6,181
Carolina Beach 6,137
Silver Lake 6,024
Cherryville 5,974
Boiling Spring Lakes 5,789
Wrightsboro 5,780
James City 5,635
Whiteville 5,589
Wadesboro 5,584
Bessemer City 5,548
Cullowhee 5,531
Williamston 5,508
Nashville 5,460
Stokesdale 5,340
Mocksville 5,151
Royal Pines 5,124
Sawmills 5,104
Ayden 5,053
Angier 4,970
Walkertown 4,969
Zebulon 4,964
St. James 4,922
Ahoskie 4,910
Long View 4,895
Welcome 4,891
Raeford 4,860
Edenton 4,849
Farmville 4,758
Midway 4,742
Mount Olive 4,728
Newport 4,723
Seven Lakes 4,719
Pleasant Garden 4,715
Archer Lodge 4,708
Erwin 4,679
Boiling Springs 4,674
Granite Falls 4,662
Dallas 4,622
Bethlehem 4,493
Valdese 4,459
Swannanoa 4,444
Creedmoor 4,425
Cramerton 4,328
Spindale 4,263
Hampstead 4,247
North Wilkesboro 4,226
Beaufort 4,212
Pittsboro 4,198
Canton 4,190
Trent Woods 4,189
China Grove 4,182
Rutherfordton 4,182
Randleman 4,153
Burgaw 4,100
East Rockingham 4,069
Elkin 4,060
Shallotte 3,991
Wallace 3,964
Gamewell 3,957
Franklin 3,940
Weaverville 3,936
Tabor City 3,927
East Flat Rock 3,917
Mar-Mac 3,894
Wingate 3,854
Sneads Ferry 3,830
Sunset Beach 3,801
River Road 3,797
Westport 3,794
Lake Park 3,789
Windsor 3,785
Carolina Shores 3,767
Rockfish 3,738
Jamestown 3,737
Hudson 3,721
Emerald Isle 3,720
Elroy 3,698
Stanley 3,685
Fairview 3,684
Eastover 3,677
Plymouth 3,658
Lowell 3,649
Brices Creek 3,593
Benson 3,591
Elizabethtown 3,586
Ranlo 3,556
Tyro 3,555
Louisburg 3,553
Wilkesboro 3,531
Polkton 3,495
Lillington 3,476
Southport 3,475
Kitty Hawk 3,447
Red Springs 3,433
Troy 3,427
Red Oak 3,424
Moyock 3,390
Bayshore 3,390
Midland 3,379
Forest Oaks 3,378
Maiden 3,369
Mountain Home 3,345
Northchase 3,328
Flat Rock 3,313
Spencer 3,291
Lake Royale 3,280
Icard 3,194
Warsaw 3,175
Lowesville 3,159
River Bend 3,149
Swansboro 3,149
Whispering Pines 3,148
Rural Hall 3,126
Landis 3,116
Wallburg 3,078
Mountain View 3,010
Pembroke 3,004
Murfreesboro 3,002
Granite Quarry 2,995
Fairfield Harbour 2,969
Locust 2,966
Yadkinville 2,927
Mineral Springs 2,908
Nags Head 2,908
South Rosemary 2,898
Fairview 2,882
Southern Shores 2,867
Horse Shoe 2,832
La Grange 2,804
Buies Creek 2,772
Fearrington Village 2,772
Wentworth 2,765
Cajah's Mountain 2,753
Skippers Corner 2,750
Cherokee 2,710
Fairmont 2,697
Liberty 2,683
Grifton 2,673
Enochville 2,664
Marshville 2,638
Glen Raven 2,621
Sylva 2,617
Avery Creek 2,605
Tobaccoville 2,584
Wrightsville Beach 2,564
Bermuda Run 2,561
Troutman 2,544
Neuse Forest 2,508
Brogden 2,499
Wilson's Mills 2,485
Lake Junaluska 2,472
Mayodan 2,470
Dana 2,466
Maxton 2,451
Fruitland 2,443
Enfield 2,427
St. Pauls 2,420
Coats 2,408
Haw River 2,402
Carthage 2,395
Norwood 2,394
Salem 2,349
Valley Hill 2,316
Laurel Park 2,314
Jonesville 2,257
Mars Hill 2,256
Edneyville 2,255
Broad Creek 2,248
Fairplains 2,229
Madison 2,197
Surf City 2,193
Plain View 2,183
Sea Breeze 2,178
Green Level 2,160
Hertford 2,148
Rockwell 2,144
Franklinton 2,135
Spruce Pine 2,134
Calabash 2,119
Holly Ridge 2,096
Kure Beach 2,091
Belville 2,079
Taylorsville 2,078
Cape Carteret 2,066
Four Oaks 2,050
Yanceyville 2,004
Sharpsburg 2,003
Hildebran 2,000
Princeville 1,991
Badin 1,981
Scotland Neck 1,965
Mulberry 1,956
Pumpkin Center 1,952
Rocky Point 1,901
Oakboro 1,874
Hays 1,866
Drexel 1,866
Pine Level 1,861
Millers Creek 1,849
Denver 1,837
Mount Pleasant 1,821
Cricket 1,813
Chadbourn 1,791
Wanchese 1,753
Andrews 1,752
Cordova 1,748
Sparta 1,726
Bladenboro 1,726
Ramseur 1,701
Biscoe 1,690
Richlands 1,689
Hemby Bridge 1,676
Stony Point 1,674
Harkers Island 1,671
Rose Hill 1,665
Burnsville 1,660
Denton 1,657
Barker Heights 1,652
Navassa 1,636
Connelly Springs 1,635
Tryon 1,632
Bethel 1,620
Murphy 1,615
Jefferson 1,606
Belhaven 1,602
Weldon 1,586
Snow Hill 1,574
Dobson 1,573
Moravian Falls 1,554
East Spencer 1,549
Bent Creek 1,509
West Marion 1,503
Atlantic Beach 1,502
Glen Alpine 1,500
Stanfield 1,490
Lake Waccamaw 1,465
Pilot Mountain 1,465
Bryson City 1,458
Balfour 1,453
Kenly 1,450
Biltmore Forest 1,441
Pinebluff 1,439
Flat Rock 1,424
Robersonville 1,424
Northlakes 1,423
Walnut Cove 1,402
Manteo 1,388
Claremont 1,365
Pine Knoll Shores 1,364
Elm City 1,350
Toast 1,330
Beulaville 1,330
Saxapahaw 1,329
Rutherford College 1,326
Pinetops 1,319
Southmont 1,316
Spring Hope 1,313
West Jefferson 1,308
Cedar Point 1,304
Blowing Rock 1,292
Princeton 1,284
Fremont 1,280
Broadway 1,264
Buxton 1,259
Maggie Valley 1,251
Clyde 1,243
Bayboro 1,243
Maury 1,228
West Canton 1,223
Youngsville 1,217
Manns Harbor 1,212
Boonville 1,207
Swepsonville 1,204
Roseboro 1,203
Hoopers Creek 1,197
Robbins 1,184
Lake Lure 1,184
Mount Gilead 1,180
Hollister 1,166
Franklinville 1,157
Foscoe 1,153
Advance 1,145
Banner Elk 1,138
Mamers 1,135
Lucama 1,132
Brunswick 1,131
Gorman 1,115
White Plains 1,115
Five Points 1,090
Norlina 1,081
Vander 1,070
Gaston 1,067
Rowland 1,050
Rhodhiss 1,048
Stedman 1,045
Stoneville 1,038
Cove Creek 1,018
Ellerbe 1,005
Maysville 1,004
Vanceboro 1,000
Columbus 994
Alamance 991
Faison 985
Garysburg 977
Silver City 977
Laurel Hill 974
Cooleemee 972
Foxfire 972
Castle Hayne 967
Avon 949
Magnolia 949
South Henderson 941
Highlands 937
McLeansville 934
Dortches 930
Belwood 929
Fair Bluff 917
Woodlawn 915
Old Fort 911
Rich Square 901
Keener 897
Barker Ten Mile 895
Oriental 885
Rougemont 876
Marshall 876
Star 874
Cleveland 873
Germanton 872
Kenansville 870
Warrenton 866
Walnut Creek 861
Prospect 855
Ellenboro 854
Candor 838
Dobbins Heights 838
Jackson Heights 837
Aulander 834
Columbia 832
South Weldon 825
Chocowinity 821
Bunnlevel 820
Clarkton 820
Taylortown 816
Efland 815
Middlesex 814
Faith 811
Wagram 807
Light Oak 798
Stantonsburg 788
Hiddenite 785
White Lake 782
Conway 772
Northwest 769
Black Creek 767
Pleasant Hill 760
Alliance 749
Vass 749
Winton 745
Woodland 744
Red Cross 742
North Topsail Beach 738
Iron Station 737
Whitakers 725
Montreat 723
High Shoals 722
Misenheimer 717
Saluda 707
Grover 701
Bogue 701
Hightsville 700
Pikeville 692
Newland 686
Kingstown 674
McAdenville 674
Bolton 673
Bonnetsville 666
Grantsboro 662
Sedalia 660
Pinnacle 656
Greenevers 651
Millingport 651
Peletier 651
Littleton 646
Camden 634
Garland 632
Holden Beach 631
Kelly 631
Whitsett 623
Catawba 618
Richfield 611
New London 604
Patterson Springs 604
Fallston 601
East Bend 600
Winfall 600
Robbinsville 598
Ocean Isle Beach 597
Ansonville 595
Lawndale 592
Seaboard 587
Newton Grove 576
Rosman 573
Varnamtown 572
Hoffman 572
Roper 570
Bailey 565
Harmony 563
Hot Springs 562
Ossipee 562
Wade 560
Ingold 557
Ocracoke 556
Calypso 548
Engelhard 545
Pink Hill 540
Scotch Meadows 538
Arapahoe 538
Polkville 536
Potters Hill 529
Aurora 522
Gibson 519
Gloucester 514
Henrietta 509
Lewiston Woodville 508
Elrod 508
Lilesville 505
Lattimore 484
Micro 484
Jackson 481
East Arcadia 477
Kittrell 473
Stem 471
Morven 471
Jamesville 468
Moncure 455
Bakersville 452
Macclesfield 451
Washington Park 450
Hallsboro 446
Grimesland 444
Elk Park 442
Bridgeton 440
Parkton 439
Caroleen 438
Teachey 436
Salemburg 435
Fountain 435
Bell Arthur 430
Minnesott Beach 430
JAARS 430
Stovall 430
Ruth 428
Simpson 426
Sandyfield 424
Caswell Beach 422
Peachland 414
Topsail Beach 414
Ronda 413
St. Helena 410
Saratoga 408
Atlantic 405
Hookerton 401
Dover 398
Cove City 396
Staley 395
Cofield 395
Hatteras 388
Ruffin 384
Hamilton 384
Duck 383
Rennert 379
Davis 378
Bostic 378
Altamahaw 376
Brookford 375
Webster 375
Forest Hills 372
Hayesville 364
Fairfield 363
Bunn 362
Valle Crucis 360
Stokes 357
Spivey's Corner 357
Aquadale 353
Evergreen 351
Bethania 346
Belvoir 340
Cliffside 338
Ashley Heights 337
Deercroft 337
White Oak 336
Hobgood 335
Dublin 333
Atkinson 329
Vann Crossroads 324
Beech Mountain 320
Waco 318
Mooresboro 308
Pollocksville 308
Gatesville 302
Goldston 301
Oak City 300
Turkey 296
Cameron 295
Cedar Rock 294
Casar 294
Trenton 291
East Laurinburg 288
Gulf 283
Sims 282
Rodanthe 282
Conetoe 281
Old Hundred 276
Stonewall 270
Falcon 269
Gerton 268
Sandy Creek 267
Delco 266
Parmele 264
Ivanhoe 264
Castalia 262
Creswell 261
Bayview 260
Powellsville 259
Severn 258
Earl 257
Bath 250
Marble 249
Salvo 248
South Mills 245
Vandemere 244
Dillsboro 240
Swan Quarter 239
Marshallberg 238
Sunbury 236
Kelford 236
Shannon 232
Lowgap 230
Seagrove 229
Askewville 229
Riegelwood 228
Watha 226
Roxobel 225
Halifax 225
Momeyer 219
Walstonburg 218
Mesic 213
Harrells 205
Autryville 202
Cerro Gordo 200
Seven Devils 200
Eureka 199
Sugar Mountain 197
Crossnore 192
Colerain 191
Coinjock 190
Danbury 187
Pantego 177
Marietta 177
Bald Head Island 171
Milton 161
Everetts 159
Lansing 155
Boardman 155
Bolivia 151
Butters 148
Wakulla 147
Tar Heel 146
Godwin 145
Raemon 144
Linden 134
Bennett 133
Norman 132
Middleburg 132
Proctorville 118
Macon 116
Frisco 116
Indian Beach 115
McDonald 114
Lasker 114
Hobucken 113
Seven Springs 111
McFarlan 111
Chimney Rock Village 108
Harrellsville 105
Love Valley 100
Falkland 98
Lumber Bridge 93
Pinetown 93
Orrum 92
Centerville 92
Como 89
Cashiers 87
Delway 85
Hassell 81
Rex 79
Speed 78
Raynham 73
Bear Grass 71
Dundarrach 68
Waves 65
Glenville 60
Leggett 58
Lake Santeetlah 44
Spencer Mountain 38
Bowmore 35
Grandfather 25
Blue Clay Farms 11
Fontana Dam 7
Dellview 5
100 counties in North Carolina
County Population
Wake 1,111,761
Mecklenburg 1,110,356
Guilford 537,174
Forsyth 382,295
Cumberland 335,509
Durham 321,488
Buncombe 261,191
Union 239,859
New Hanover 234,473
Gaston 224,529
Cabarrus 216,453
Johnston 209,339
Onslow 197,938
Iredell 181,806
Pitt 180,742
Alamance 169,509
Davidson 167,609
Catawba 159,551
Orange 148,476
Randolph 143,667
Brunswick 142,820
Rowan 142,088
Harnett 135,976
Robeson 130,625
Wayne 123,131
Henderson 117,417
Craven 102,139
Moore 100,880
Cleveland 97,947
Nash 94,298
Rockingham 91,010
Burke 90,485
Lincoln 86,111
Caldwell 82,178
Wilson 81,801
Chatham 74,470
Surry 71,783
Carteret 69,743
Franklin 69,685
Wilkes 68,412
Rutherford 67,029
Sampson 63,531
Pender 63,060
Stanly 62,806
Haywood 62,317
Lee 61,779
Granville 60,443
Duplin 58,741
Watauga 56,177
Lenoir 55,949
Columbus 55,508
Hoke 55,234
Edgecombe 51,472
Halifax 50,010
Beaufort 46,994
McDowell 45,756
Stokes 45,591
Richmond 44,829
Vance 44,535
Jackson 43,938
Davie 42,846
Pasquotank 39,824
Person 39,490
Yadkin 37,667
Alexander 37,497
Scotland 36,025
Dare 35,019
Bladen 34,843
Macon 33,857
Transylvania 32,903
Montgomery 27,571
Cherokee 27,218
Ashe 27,151
Anson 26,161
Hertford 24,431
Currituck 24,396
Martin 23,699
Caswell 23,190
Greene 21,232
Madison 21,022
Northampton 20,839
Warren 20,575
Polk 20,411
Bertie 20,344
Avery 17,713
Yancey 17,566
Mitchell 15,328
Chowan 14,726
Swain 14,058
Perquimans 13,601
Pamlico 12,953
Washington 12,722
Gates 11,650
Alleghany 10,939
Clay 10,584
Jones 10,215
Camden 10,187
Graham 8,736
Hyde 5,721
Tyrrell 4,109