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 http://www.lawsource.com/also/usa.cgi?usi&nc         "TO  BE  RATHER  THAN  TO  SEEM"

North Carolina, in the warm temperate zone, has a generally mild climate, with abundant and well distributed rainfall. The state's congenial climate, its many miles of beaches, and its beautiful mountains attract large numbers of visitors and vacationers each year. Chief among the tourist attractions are the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the Cape Lookout National Seashore, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Great Smoky Mts. National Park. Wildlife abounds in national forests (the state has four) and in the Dismal Swamp. Places of historic interest include Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, on Roanoke Island; the Wright Brothers National Memorial, at Kitty Hawk; Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, at Flatrock; and Guilford Courthouse and Moores Creek national military parks.

North Carolina leads the nation in the production of tobacco and is a major producer of textiles and furniture. It grows 40% of all U.S. tobacco, but the continuing trend is toward diversification. Broilers, hogs, turkeys, greenhouse products, sweet potatoes, corn, soybeans, peanuts, and eggs are important. Plentiful forests supply the thriving furniture and lumber industries. The state has long been a major textile manufacturer, producing cotton, synthetic, and silk goods as well as various kinds of knit items. Other leading manufactures are electrical machinery, computers, and chemicals; the Research Triangle complex near Chapel Hill has spurred high-tech manufacturing, as well as bringing federal jobs into the state. The state also has mineral resources: It leads the nation in the production of feldspar, mica, and lithium materials and produces substantial quantities of olivine, crushed granite, talc, clays, and phosphate rock. There are valuable coastal fisheries, with shrimp, menhaden, and crabs the principal catches. Charlotte developed in the 1980s into a major U.S. banking center, and related businesses have flourished in the area.  For more information please click on the links below.

North Carolina is a state in the southeastern United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (east), South Carolina and Georgia (south), Tennessee (west), and Virginia (north).

Area, 52,586 sq mi (136,198 sq km).
Pop. (2000) 8,049,313, a 21.4% increase since the 1990 census.
Capital, Raleigh.
Largest city, Charlotte. 
Motto, Esse Quam Videri [To Be Rather than to Seem].
State bird, cardinal.
State flower, dogwood.
State tree, pine.

 *Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition, Copyright (c) 2003.

NC Colleges & Universities:

http://www.unc.edu/   University of NC
 
http://www.wfu.edu/  Wake Forest University
 
 
http://www.ecu.edu/   East Carolina
 
http://www.uncg.edu/  UNC Greensboro
 
http://www.uncc.edu/   UNC Charlotte
 
 
http://www.uncw.edu/  UNC Wilmington
 
http://www.meredith.edu/  Meredith College
 
http://www.peace.edu/   Peace College
 
http://www.appstate.edu/  Appliachian State
 
 
http://www.sandhills.cc.nc.us/  Sandhills Community College
 
 
 
 
http://www.guilford.edu/  Guilford College
 
http://www.gborocollege.edu/   Greensboro College
 
http://www.highpoint.edu/  High Point University
 
 
http://www.lrc.edu/  Lenior Rhyne College
 
http://www.louisburg.edu/   Louisburg College
 
http://www.mhc.edu/   Mars Hill College
 
http://www.montreat.edu/   Montreat College
 
http://www.pfeiffer.edu/   Pfeiffer University
 
http://www.sapc.edu/   St. Andrews College
 
http://www.shawuniversity.edu/   Shaw University
 
http://www.salem.edu/  Salem College
 
http://www.st-aug.edu/  St. Augustine College
 
http://www.uncp.edu/   UNC Pembroke
 
http://www.wingate.edu/   Wingate University
 
http://www.wssu.edu/wssu  Winston Salem State University
 
http://www.duke.edu/   Duke University



North Carolina Links:

http://www.agr.state.nc.us/                                             NC Dept. of Agriculture

http://www.ncdot.org/DMV/                                             NC Dept. of Motor Vehicles

http://www.dor.state.nc.us/                                              NC Dept. of Revenue

http://www.ncesc.com/                                                    NC Employment Security

http://www.ncgov.com/                                                    NC Government

http://www.governor.state.nc.us/                                      NC Office of the Governor

http://www.osp.state.nc.us/jobs/                                       NC State Government Jobs        

http://www.visitnc.com/                                                    NC Travel Website

http://www.va.gov/midatlantic/facilities/fayetteville.asp       VA Hospital Fayetteville,NC

http://www.va.gov/midatlantic/facilities/durham.asp            VA Hopsital Durham NC

http://www4.medicare.gov/                                               Medicare Website

http://webapps.ama-assn.org/doctorfinder/home.html         Physician Select Website

ENTERTAINMENT CENTERS:  

NC Places to Visit:

www.memorialauditorium.com                                   Raleigh, NC

 www.crowncoliseum.com                                           Fayetteville NC

http://ncmuseumofhistory.org/     Museum of History, Raleigh NC
 
http://www.ncpost23.org/MilitaryMuseum1.htm     American Military Museum of Gastonia
 
http://www.aacc-charlotte.org/     Afro-American Cultural Center
 
http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/hs/bentonvi/bentonvi.htm      Bentonville Battleground
 
http://www.nps.gov/caha/index.htm      Cape Hatteras Park Service
 
http://www.carolinasaviation.org/      Carolinas Aviation Museum
 
http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/hs/fisher/fisher.htm     Fort Fisher Historic Site
 
http://www.ils.unc.edu/parkproject/visit/foma/home.html      Fort Macon State Park
 
http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/hs/horsesho/horsesho.htm     House in the Horse Shoe 

http://www.perigee.net/~mwaxhaw/     Andrew Jackson Memorial
 
http://nationalrrmuseum.tripod.com/      National Railroad Museum
 
http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/maritime/default.htm      NC Maritime Museum
 
http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/hs/capitol/default.htm      NC State Capitol Building
 
http://www.nctrans.org/       NC Transportation Museum
 
http://www.ncpotterycenter.com/      NC Pottery Center
 
http://www.carolinalights.com/      NC Lighthouses
 
http://www.oldsalem.org/       Old Salem NC
 
http://www.nps.gov/wrbr/index.htm      Wright Brothers Museum
 
http://www.wilmingtonrailroadmuseum.org/      Wilmington Railroad Museum
 
http://www.tryonpalace.org/       Tryon Place, New Bern NC
 
http://www.wnchistory.org/museum/index.htm       Smith-McDowell House
 
http://www.smokymountaintrains.com/      Smoky Mountain Trains
 
http://www.raleighcitymuseum.org/       Raleigh City Museum
 
http://www.museumofthealbemarle.com/       Museum of History Albemarele NC
 
http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/maritime/branches/southport_default.htm  Maritime Museum, Southport NC
 
http://www.soc.mil/swcs/museum/styline.html   
    JFK Special War Time Museum
 
http://www.fortbranchcivilwarsite.com/       Fort Branch Civil War Site

 

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