Raleigh, North Carolina

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Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States.wikipedia
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North Carolina State University

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Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University (NCSU) and is part of Research Triangle Park (RTP), together with Durham (home of Duke University and North Carolina Central University) and Chapel Hill (home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill).
North Carolina State University (also referred to as NCSU, NC State, or just State) is a public research university in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Research Triangle

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The "Triangle" nickname originated after the 1959 creation of the Research Triangle Park, located in Durham and Wake counties, among the three cities and their universities.
The Research Triangle, commonly referred to as simply The Triangle, is a region in the Piedmont of North Carolina in the United States, anchored by the three major research universities of North Carolina State University, Duke University, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as the cities of Raleigh and Durham and the town of Chapel Hill.

Durham, North Carolina

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Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University (NCSU) and is part of Research Triangle Park (RTP), together with Durham (home of Duke University and North Carolina Central University) and Chapel Hill (home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill).
The US Office of Management and Budget also includes Durham as a part of the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill Combined Statistical Area, commonly known as the Research Triangle, which has a population of 2,037,430 as of U.S. Census 2014 Population Estimates.

Research Triangle Park

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Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University (NCSU) and is part of Research Triangle Park (RTP), together with Durham (home of Duke University and North Carolina Central University) and Chapel Hill (home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). The "Triangle" nickname originated after the 1959 creation of the Research Triangle Park, located in Durham and Wake counties, among the three cities and their universities.
It is named for its location relative to the three surrounding cities of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, or more properly, for the three major research universities in them: North Carolina State University, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, respectively.

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University (NCSU) and is part of Research Triangle Park (RTP), together with Durham (home of Duke University and North Carolina Central University) and Chapel Hill (home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill).
Chapel Hill, Durham, and the state capital, Raleigh, make up the corners of the Research Triangle (officially the Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill combined statistical area), with a total population of 1,998,808.

North Carolina

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Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States.
Raleigh is the state's capital and Charlotte is its largest city.

Cary, North Carolina

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The towns of Cary, Morrisville, Garner, Clayton, Wake Forest, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Knightdale, Wendell, Zebulon, and Rolesville are some of Raleigh's primary nearby suburbs and satellite towns.
Cary is predominantly in Wake County, with a small area in Chatham County in the U.S. state of North Carolina and is the county's second-largest municipality, as well as the third-largest municipality in The Triangle of North Carolina after Raleigh and Durham.

Apex, North Carolina

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The towns of Cary, Morrisville, Garner, Clayton, Wake Forest, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Knightdale, Wendell, Zebulon, and Rolesville are some of Raleigh's primary nearby suburbs and satellite towns.
Apex is a town in Wake County, North Carolina, around 12 miles southwest of Raleigh.

Garner, North Carolina

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The towns of Cary, Morrisville, Garner, Clayton, Wake Forest, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Knightdale, Wendell, Zebulon, and Rolesville are some of Raleigh's primary nearby suburbs and satellite towns.
Garner is a town in Wake County, North Carolina, United States and a suburb of Raleigh.

Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina

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The towns of Cary, Morrisville, Garner, Clayton, Wake Forest, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Knightdale, Wendell, Zebulon, and Rolesville are some of Raleigh's primary nearby suburbs and satellite towns.
Fuquay-Varina is a town in Wake County, North Carolina, United States located 16 miles south of Raleigh, North Carolina.

Clayton, North Carolina

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The towns of Cary, Morrisville, Garner, Clayton, Wake Forest, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Knightdale, Wendell, Zebulon, and Rolesville are some of Raleigh's primary nearby suburbs and satellite towns.
Clayton is a town in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States, and is considered a satellite town of Raleigh.

Wake Forest, North Carolina

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The towns of Cary, Morrisville, Garner, Clayton, Wake Forest, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Knightdale, Wendell, Zebulon, and Rolesville are some of Raleigh's primary nearby suburbs and satellite towns.
Wake Forest is a town in Franklin and Wake counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina; located almost entirely in Wake County, it lies just north of the state capital, Raleigh.

Morrisville, North Carolina

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The towns of Cary, Morrisville, Garner, Clayton, Wake Forest, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Knightdale, Wendell, Zebulon, and Rolesville are some of Raleigh's primary nearby suburbs and satellite towns.
The regional name originated after the 1959 creation of the Research Triangle Park, located midway between the cities of Raleigh and Durham.

List of municipalities in North Carolina

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Raleigh is the second-largest city in the state, after Charlotte.

New Bern, North Carolina

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The colony had no permanent institutions of government until the new capital New Bern was established in 1743.
It lies 112 mi east of Raleigh, 80 miles northeast of Wilmington, and 162 mi south of Norfolk.

Wendell, North Carolina

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The towns of Cary, Morrisville, Garner, Clayton, Wake Forest, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Knightdale, Wendell, Zebulon, and Rolesville are some of Raleigh's primary nearby suburbs and satellite towns.
It is a satellite town of Raleigh, the state capital.

Orange County, North Carolina

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The county was formed from portions of Cumberland, Orange, and Johnston counties.
Orange County is included in the Durham–Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill, NC Combined Statistical Area, which had a 2012 estimated population of 1,998,808.

Joel Lane House

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In December 1770, Joel Lane successfully petitioned the North Carolina General Assembly to create a new county.
The Joel Lane House, also known as Wakefield, was built in 1769, is a historic restored home and museum located in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Johnston County, North Carolina

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The county was formed from portions of Cumberland, Orange, and Johnston counties.
Johnston County is included in the Raleigh, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Combined Statistical Area, which has a population of 1,998,808 as of U.S. Census 2012 Population Estimates.

Rolesville, North Carolina

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The towns of Cary, Morrisville, Garner, Clayton, Wake Forest, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Knightdale, Wendell, Zebulon, and Rolesville are some of Raleigh's primary nearby suburbs and satellite towns.
Rolesville is a town in northeastern Wake County, North Carolina, United States, a suburb of the capital city of Raleigh.

Durham County, North Carolina

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Most of Raleigh is located within Wake County, with a very small portion extending into Durham County.
Durham County is the core of the Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Raleigh-Durham-Cary, NC Combined Statistical Area, which had a population of 1,749,525 in 2010.

Raleigh and Gaston Railroad

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Raleigh celebrated the completions of the new State Capitol and new Raleigh & Gaston Railroad Company in 1840.
The Raleigh and Gaston Railroad was a Raleigh, North Carolina-based railroad opened in April 1840 between Raleigh and the town of Gaston, North Carolina, on the Roanoke River.

Andrew Johnson

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In 1808, Andrew Johnson, the nation's future 17th President, was born at Casso's Inn in Raleigh.
Johnson was born in poverty in Raleigh, North Carolina, and never attended school.

North Carolina State House

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In 1831, a fire destroyed the North Carolina State House.
It was located at Union Square in the state capital, Raleigh, in Wake County.

John Haywood (politician)

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John Haywood was the first Intendant of Police.
John Haywood (born Edgecombe County, North Carolina, February 23, 1755; died Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, November 18, 1827 ) was an American politician, who was the longest-serving North Carolina State Treasurer (forty years, from 1787 until his death).