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Information on the city of Charlotte and the state of North Carolina. From famous Charlotteans to the historical population of Charlotte to the state fish, you'll find it here.
  1. North Carolina State Symbols (33)
  2. Charlotte Statistics (6)
  3. Charlotte History (15)
  4. Famous Charlotteans (1)

The Top 100 Baby Names for North Carolina in 2010
For the year 2010, traditional names topped the list of the most popular baby names in North Carolina.

Hurricanes in North Carolina
Even though Charlotte is approximately 200 miles northwest of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Charleston, S.C. and Wilmington N.C., the Queen City does sit in the path of many of the storms that make landfall in the coastal communities.

Who Was Queen Charlotte?

Is Charlotte the Capital of North Carolina?

Charlotte's Biggest Insults and Put-Downs
A look at some of the biggest insults and put-downs Charlotte has faced from prominent people.

Aviation Accidents at Charlotte-Douglas Internation Airport
A historical look at plane crashes that have happened at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Text

Text of the Charlotte Town Resolves

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