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North Carolina Facts, Statistics, and State Symbols

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North Carolina

"Tar Heel State"

Motto
Esse quam videri (To be rather than to seem)
Capitol
Raleigh
Name Origin
n honor of Charles I of England
Statehood Date
Nov. 21, 1789 (12nd)
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Official Symbols

A state's official symbols represent the composition and culture of the land and people who live and have lived here. Below are the symbols of North Carolina along with the year they became official.

Flower Dogwood (1941)
Tree Pine (1963)
Bird Cardinal (1943)
Mammal Gray Squirrel (1969)
Insect Honeybee (1973)
Reptile Eastern Box Turtle (1979)
Gemstone Emerald (1973)
Shell Scotch Bonnet (1965)
Historic Boat Shad Boat (1987)
Beverage Milk (1987)
Rock Granite (1979)
Dog Plott Hound (1989)
Song “The Old North State” (1927)
Colors Red And Blue (1945)
Fruit Scuppernong Grape (2001)
Demographics
Population Density
165.2 people per square mile
Geography and Weather
Land Area
48,711 sq mi. (126,161 sq km)
Lowest Elevation
0 ft (0 m)
Average Elevation
700 ft (213.36 m)
Highest Temperature Recorded
110°F (43°C) on August 21, 1983
Lowest Temperature Recorded
–34°F (–37°C) on January 21, 1985

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