Caldwell County, North Carolina

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Caldwell County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.wikipedia
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Lenoir, North Carolina

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Its county seat is Lenoir. Caldwell County is part of the Hickory–Lenoir–Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area. Hibriten Mountain, located within the city limits of Lenoir, the county's largest city, marks the western end of the Brushy Mountain range.
Lenoir is a city in and the county seat of Caldwell County, North Carolina, United States.

Hickory, North Carolina

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Caldwell County is part of the Hickory–Lenoir–Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Hickory is a city located primarily in Catawba County, with formal boundaries extending into Burke and Caldwell counties.

Wilkes County, North Carolina

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The county was formed in 1841 from parts of Burke County and Wilkes County.
In 1841 parts of Wilkes County and Burke County were combined to form Caldwell County.

Hickory–Lenoir–Morganton Metropolitan Statistical Area

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Caldwell County is part of the Hickory–Lenoir–Morganton, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Other important US highways in the region include: US 70 (east to Morehead City, west to Asheville and Marion), and US 321 (through Catawba, and Caldwell Counties).

Watauga County, North Carolina

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In 1849 parts of Caldwell County, Ashe County, Wilkes County, and Yancey County were combined to form Watauga County.
The county was formed in 1849 from parts of Ashe, Caldwell, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

Alexander County, North Carolina

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In 1847 parts of Caldwell County, Iredell County, and Wilkes County were combined to form Alexander County.
Alexander County was formed in 1847 from portions of what were then Iredell (formed in 1788 from Rowan County), Caldwell (formed from Burke County in 1841), and Wilkes (formed from Surry County and Washington District in 1771) counties.

Avery County, North Carolina

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Finally, in 1911 parts of Caldwell County, Mitchell County, and Watauga County were combined to form Avery County.
It was formed in 1911 from parts of Caldwell County, Mitchell County, and Watauga County.

Ashe County, North Carolina

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In 1849 parts of Caldwell County, Ashe County, Wilkes County, and Yancey County were combined to form Watauga County.
In 1849, to form Watauga County, the southwestern part of Ashe County was combined with parts of Caldwell County, Wilkes County, and Yancey County.

Mitchell County, North Carolina

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In 1861, parts of Caldwell County, Burke County, McDowell County, Watauga County, and Yancey County were combined to form Mitchell County.
The county was formed in 1861 from parts of Burke County, Caldwell County, McDowell County, Watauga County, and Yancey County.

Burke County, North Carolina

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The county was formed in 1841 from parts of Burke County and Wilkes County.
In 1841, parts of Burke and Wilkes counties were combined to form Caldwell County.

McDowell County, North Carolina

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In 1861, parts of Caldwell County, Burke County, McDowell County, Watauga County, and Yancey County were combined to form Mitchell County.
In 1861, parts of McDowell County, Burke County, Caldwell County, Watauga County, and Yancey County were combined to form Mitchell County.

Brushy Mountains (North Carolina)

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Caldwell County is divided into three distinct geographic sections: the Blue Ridge Mountains, which dominate the northern and western parts of the county; the gently rolling Piedmont country in the middle and southern parts of the county; and the Brushy Mountains, an isolated remnant of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
A deeply eroded range, they move from the southwest to the northeast, and cross five counties in North Carolina: Caldwell, Alexander, Wilkes, Iredell, and Yadkin.

Wilson Creek (North Carolina)

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In the western part of the county is the Wilson Creek area.
The Wilson Creek area is located in the Grandfather district of the Pisgah National Forest, in the northwestern section of Caldwell County, North Carolina.

Iredell County, North Carolina

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In 1847 parts of Caldwell County, Iredell County, and Wilkes County were combined to form Alexander County.

Joseph Caldwell

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It was named for Joseph Caldwell, presiding professor (1796–1797, 1799–1804) and the first president (1804–1812, 1816–1835) of the University of North Carolina.
Caldwell County, North Carolina is named for him.

North Carolina Councils of Governments

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Caldwell County is a member of the regional Western Piedmont Council of Governments.

Pisgah National Forest

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In descending order they are Transylvania, McDowell, Haywood, Madison, Caldwell, Burke, Yancey, Buncombe, Avery, Mitchell, Henderson, and Watauga counties.

Hibriten Mountain

Hibriten Mountain, located within the city limits of Lenoir, the county's largest city, marks the western end of the Brushy Mountain range.

Blowing Rock, North Carolina

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Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina.

1976 United States presidential election in North Carolina

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He is the last Democrat to have won over 50% of the vote in North Carolina, the last Democrat to carry Gaston County, New Hanover County, Onslow County, Johnston County, Iredell County, Alamance County, Rowan County, Craven County, Burke County, Caldwell County, Lincoln County, Surry County, Rutherford County, Carteret County, Stanly County, Beaufort County, Stokes County, McDowell County, Alexander County, Dare County, Macon County, Transylvania County, Cherokee County, Ashe County, Clay County, and Graham County, and this is the last time a Democrat swept every congressional district in the state, while also winning it by a double digit margin.