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12151
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Encompassing 643 square miles and located in the south central portion of North Carolina, Union County was formed in 1842. Occupied by the Waxhaw Native Americans prior to settlement by descendants of white Europeans, Union is predominately a forested county with ties to agriculture.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 14, Dec 1956, p22-23, 26-30, il, map
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22361
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This article explores the early history of Union County, from its beginnings as the Waxhaw Settlement through the middle of the 19th century. Numerous residents made contributions to the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, and the American Civil War.
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36288
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A profile of Waxhaw revealed the town, potentially dwarfed by a nearby metropolis, has ways to be noticed. The town incorporated in 1889 and once known as an antique mecca was experiencing growth in areas such as transportation, dining, housing, and the arts.