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The little community of Texana, a multi-ethnic community of whites, African Americans, and a few with Cherokee ancestry, was almost completely self-sufficient. Texana is located near the Cherokee town of Murphy, NC and is named for its founder, Texana McClelland, an African American woman who settled there in the 1850s.
This article examines the formation and establishment of boroughs or franchised towns in the early colonial settlement of North Carolina during the 18th century.
History of towns all over North Carolina giving their former names; for example: Washington, NC was formerly known as ‘Peatown’ and then ‘Archdale.’