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Old 01-17-2007, 10:50 PM
 
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any issues with wake county ? particularly eagle ridge area? crime? flooding?
things of that sort.
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Old 01-17-2007, 11:02 PM
 
Location: Blue Ridge Mtns of NC
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any issues with wake county ? particularly eagle ridge area? crime? flooding?
things of that sort.
Try the Raleigh Metro Area Forum. I'm sure someone there can provide details on the Eagle Ridge area.

//www.city-data.com/forum/raleigh-metro-area

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Old 01-17-2007, 11:14 PM
 
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thanks for your help--this is a great site
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Old 01-18-2007, 07:41 AM
 
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The Formation of North Carolina Counties 1663-1943


That's a very interesting map. It's wild about those large mountain counties...I can't imagine how one county could govern so much spread-out isolated land back then.
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Old 01-18-2007, 10:05 AM
 
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Default You may wish to check this out....

//www.city-data.com/forum/north...me-help-3.html
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Old 01-19-2007, 10:16 AM
 
Location: Cape Coral, Florida
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Anyone want to take a whack at pronouncing this Wilson County town? No natives please. LOL

Lucama

If I had a nickel for everyone who pronounced this wrong, I would be rich. This is where I met my husband at. Small as it is they had a dance hall there in 1985.
Ummm... Loo-kah-mah?

If I had a nickel for everytime I noticed someone ending a sentence with a preposition, I'd be rich.
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Old 01-19-2007, 01:00 PM
 
Location: Wellsburg, WV
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For anyone interested in seeing how the counties evolved over the years (or doing genealogical research in this state) this section of Rootsweb is invaluable: http://www.rootsweb.com/~nccatawb/countyfm.htm (broken link)

They do it for many of the US states, not just NC. SC has one that is interactive. GA is just plain confused....

Doing research takes patience, LOL. And really GOOD maps. Liz
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Old 01-21-2007, 09:01 AM
 
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This is an EXCELLENT map of NC! I have been looking for a map like this to help me figure which county would be closet to me to commute back and forth from work! Thank you!
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Old 01-21-2007, 11:23 AM
 
Location: Greensboro, NC
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Ummm... Loo-kah-mah?

If I had a nickel for everytime I noticed someone ending a sentence with a preposition, I'd be rich.
Check this site for county and city pronunciations. Including Lucama.

http://www.lib.unc.edu/ncc/ref/resources/tlth.html
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Old 01-21-2007, 04:19 PM
 
Location: Raleigh
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Polkville is in Cleveland County, not Polk County.
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