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Leading Producer Of Tobacco

Tarheel State

Old North State

First In Flight

Name: for King Charles I of England

Distinction: North Carolina contains the country's largest private dwelling, the Biltmore House in Asheville.
Geographic Oddity: All of North Carolina's neighboring states have their highest point within ten miles of the North Carolina state line. See this Lien À Trois:
High Point, New Jersey / Boundary Peak, Nevada / Mount Sunflower, Kansas

Famous Native: Cornelia Vanderbilt ~ Biltmore House babe
Famous Small Town: Mount Airy [pop.11K] ~ also known as Mayberry

Notable Landmarks:
  Natural = Chimney Rock
  Man-Made = the aforementioned Biltmore House

Favorite City Name: Bughill

Something you might hear a Tarheel say: "If God is not a Tarheel, then why is the sky Carolina blue?"

Little Known Factoid: The town of Mayberry . . .

If I could live anywhere in North Carolina, it would be at Cherokee, in the Great Smoky Mountains. Or maybe in the attic of the Biltmore Estate.