North Carolina became the 12th state on November 21, 1789. Raleigh is the state capital. There are currently 100 counties each with a courthouse.
Click on a county below to learn more:
Highest Point – Mount Mitchell ( 6,684 feet ) is located in Yancey County
Lowest Point – Atlantic Ocean ( sea level )
State House – Raleigh
Legislature – Raleigh
Governor Mansion – Raleigh