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Lenoir County (1791)

Landlocked in North Carolina’s Coastal Plains region, Lenoir County is famous for its history, innovation, and as the birthplace of several notable persons.

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Graham County (1872)

Bordering Tennessee and in the Appalachian mountain range, Graham County is known for its agriculture and its tourism.

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Edgecombe County (1741)

Formed in 1741 out of Bertie County, the county is named after Richard Edgecombe, a member of Parliament and a lord of treasury, who became the First Baron Edgecombe in 1742.

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Caswell County (1777)

A longstanding fixture of the northern Piedmont region, Caswell County is known for its political history and agricultural production.

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Clay County (1861)

Nestled in the southwest corner of North Carolina and in the Appalachian Mountains, Clay County benefits from a bustling tourism industry centered on its landscape and historical landmarks.

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Gates County (1779)

Cozily situated in between Hertford and Pasquotank counties, Gates County contains rural settings, a tight-knit community, and an extensive history.

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Halifax County (1758)

Straddling the border between the Piedmont and Coastal Plains regions of North Carolina, Halifax County is known for its significant history and its natural geographical attractions.

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Franklin County

Bucolic settings and historical sights abound in a North Carolina county perhaps named after one America’s most eminent founding fathers.

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Beaufort County

Situated on the shores of the Pamlico Sound, historic Beaufort County is one of North Carolina’s oldest counties.  It was once a major shipping destination, and presently thrives as a tourist market.

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Anson County (1750)

Known for its bucolic setting and an extensive history, Anson County, tucked away in the south-central Piedmont region, is one of North Carolina’s oldest and most important counties.