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Pamlico County, North Carolina, United States (35.12380 -76.79702)
The county was formed in 1872 from parts of Beaufort and Craven counties. It was named for Pamlico Sound, which adjoins it. Vernacular usage in the area, especially in Craven County, refers to Pamlico County as being "down in the county." Prior to 1872, it was a part of Craven County and has a very low elevation. Most of the county, according to FRIS, North Carolina Flood Risk Information System, is subject to flooding in storm surges. After it was separated from Craven, the old nickname survives. Pamlico County remains rural in character and flavor, although the last decade has brought a good deal of residential development, largely the result of northern retirees and investors attracted to the many miles of waterfront property.
Beech Mountain, Watauga County, North Carolina, United States (36.20909 -81.88180)
Coordinates: 36.18014 -81.92818 36.23725 -81.85331 - Minimum elevation: 2,834 ft - Maximum elevation: 5,460 ft - Average elevation: 4,009 ft
Hendersonville, Henderson County, North Carolina, 28738, United States (35.31873 -82.46095)
Coordinates: 35.28829 -82.50557 35.36051 -82.40453 - Minimum elevation: 1,791 ft - Maximum elevation: 3,134 ft - Average elevation: 2,247 ft
Ocean Isle Beach, Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States (33.89434 -78.42667)
Coordinates: 33.87480 -78.48019 33.93501 -78.38647 - Minimum elevation: -53 ft - Maximum elevation: 112 ft - Average elevation: 10 ft
Biltmore, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, 22803, United States (35.55817 -82.53346)
Coordinates: 35.53817 -82.55346 35.57817 -82.51346 - Minimum elevation: 1,971 ft - Maximum elevation: 3,468 ft - Average elevation: 2,195 ft
Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States (34.20799 -77.79559)
Coordinates: 34.18420 -77.82772 34.23714 -77.77145 - Minimum elevation: -17 ft - Maximum elevation: 63 ft - Average elevation: 7 ft