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Lee County/NC Region

Terms related to the history of Lee County and the regions of North Carolina.

The seat of Lee County. Sanford
The year Lee County was founded. 1907
The person Lee County is named for. Confederate General Robert E. Lee
Elevation increases as you go in this direction in North Carolina. West
The region of North Carolina with the largest cities. Piedmont
The region of North Carolina with the best soil for farming. Coastal Plain
A subregion of the Coastal Plain that is home to both Fort Bragg and Pinehurst. Sandhills
The counties that Lee County was part of before it became a separate county. Chatham and Moore Counties.
Sanford started to grow near this street. Hawkins Avenue
What job did the person Sanford was named for have? Engineer
What railroads met near today's Depot Park in Sanford? Raleigh & Augusta Airline Railroad and the Western Railroad
The westernmost region in North Carolina. Mountains
What are two leading industries in the Tidewater? Fishing and tourism.
What does the "fall line" mark? The point where rivers begin to fall as they move toward the coast.
Major cities in this region include Asheville and Boone. Mountains
Major cities in this region include Fayetteville and Greenville. Coastal Plain
Service industries such as finance, government, and education are important in this region. Piedmont
Major cities in this region include Wilmington and Jacksonville. Tidewater
Most of Lee County is located in what region? Piedmont
What region are North Carolina's National Football League, National Basketball Association, and National Hockey League located in? Piedmont (Charlotte and Raleigh)
Created by: rsecor