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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

After All, What's in a Name?

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The article serves as a brief introduction into historic North Carolina town names and how their names changed. Commonly, town names were chosen for an influential individual in North Carolina culture or a city's industry. For example, Wilmington, a shipping town, had its name transformed from New Liverpool, New Town, Newton, and finally Wilmington.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 16 Issue 1, June 1948, p28-29