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from MCDs: Charlotte city, coextensive with Township 1, Charlotte, from Township 2, Berryhill; Township
3, Steel Creek; Township 5, Providence; Township 6, Clear Creek; Township 7, Crab Orchard; Township
8, Mallard Creek; Township 11, Long Creek; Township 12, Paw Creek; Township 13, Morning Star; and
Township 14, Pineville; Additional Annexations: Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Matthews, Midland,
Mint Hill, Pineville, Stallings, and Weddington towns; Detachments to MCDs: Charlotte city, coextensive
with Township 1, Charlotte, to Township 5, Providence (to Matthews town) and Township 13, Morningstar
(to Mint Hill town); Deleted Relationships: Davidson town removed from Township 10, Lemley due to MCD
Mitchell County—MCD Changes: Bakersville township gained area from Fork Mountain-Little Rock Creek
township and exchanged area with Snow Creek township; Bradshaw township gained area from Poplar
township; Fork Mountain-Little Rock Creek township gained area from Harrell township and lost area to
Bakersville township; Harrell township lost area to Fork Mountain-Little Rock Creek township; Poplar town-
ship lost area to Bradshaw township; Snow Creek township exchanged area with Bakersville township;
Annexations: Spruce Pine town; Detachments: Bakersville town.
Montgomery County—Annexations: Biscoe, Candor, Mount Gilead, Star, and Troy towns.
Moore County—Name Changes: Township 8, Sandhills name corrected from Township 8, Sandhill;
Description Changes: Robbins town changed from a city; Annexations: Aberdeen, Cameron, Carthage,
Pinebluﬀ, Robbins, Southern Pines, Taylortown, and Vass towns; Foxﬁre, Pinehurst, and Whispering Pines
villages; Detachments: Aberdeen (including part to Southern Pines town), Cameron, Carthage, Robbins,
Southern Pines (including part to Carthage town), and Taylortown towns; Foxﬁre, Pinehurst (including parts
to Aberdeen and Southern Pines towns), and Whispering Pines villages; CDP Changes: Seven Lakes CDP
Nash County—MCD Changes: Castalia and Griﬃns townships gained area from Nashville township; Jackson
township gained area from Ferrells township; Annexations: Rocky Mount city; Dortches, Middlesex,
Nashville, Spring Hope, and Whitakers towns; Detachments: Dortches (to Rocky Mount city), Middlesex,
Nashville, and Sharpsburg towns.
New Hanover County—MCD Changes: Cape Fear township gained area from Harnett township; Annexations
from MCDs: Wilmington city, coextensive with Wilmington township, from Harnett and Masonboro town-
ships; Additional Annexations: Carolina Beach and Kure Beach towns; Detachments to MCDs: Wilmington
city, coextensive with Wilmington township, to Cape Fear (to Wrightsboro CDP) and Harnett (including
part to Kings Grant CDP) townships; Additional Detachments: Carolina Beach town (to Kure Beach town);
New CDPs: Blue Clay Farms, Northchase, and Porters Neck (formed from part of deleted Kirkland CDP, part
of Bayshore CDP, and additional area); Deleted CDPs: Kirkland (part taken to form part of Porters Neck
CDP); Masonboro (part annexed to Wilmington city); Seagate (annexed to Wilmington city); CDP Changes:
Bayshore CDP part taken to form Porters Neck CDP; Castle Hayne CDP gained area; Kings Grant CDP gained
area detached from Wilmington city and part annexed to Wilmington city; Murraysville CDP gained and lost
area; Ogden CDP part annexed to Wilmington city; Silver Lake CDP part annexed to Wilmington city and
lost additional area; Skippers Corner CDP gained area from Wrightsboro CDP, gained additional area, and
lost area; Wrightsboro CDP gained area detached from Wilmington city, gained additional area, and lost
area to Skippers Corner CDP; Deleted Relationships: Wilmington city removed from Harnett and Masonboro
townships (errors in 2000).
Northampton County—MCD Changes: Gaston township exchanged area with Oconeechee township and
lost area to Pleasant Hill township; Jackson township gained area from Seaboard township and exchanged
area with Roanoke township; Kirby township exchanged area with Wiccacanee township; Oconeechee
township exchanged area with Gaston, Roanoke, and Seaboard townships and lost area to Pleasant Hill
township; Pleasant Hill township gained area from Gaston and Oconeechee townships and lost area to
Seaboard township; Roanoke township exchanged area with Jackson and Oconeechee townships; Seaboard
township gained area from Pleasant Hill township, exchanged area with Oconeechee township, and lost
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area to Jackson township; Wiccacanee township exchanged area with Kirby township; Annexations: Lasker,
Rich Square, Seaboard, and Woodland towns; Detachments: Lasker, Seaboard, and Woodland towns.
Onslow County—Description Changes: North Topsail Beach town changed from a city; MCD Changes: Camp
Lejeune UT gained area from Stump Sound township; Hofmann Forest UT lost area to White Oak township;
Jacksonville township gained area from Richlands township and lost area to Stump Sound and White Oak
townships; Richlands township lost area to Jacksonville township; Stump Sound township gained area from
Jacksonville township and lost area to Camp Lejeune UT; Swansboro township lost area to White Oak town-
ship; White Oak township gained area from Hofmann Forest UT and Jacksonville and Swansboro townships;
Annexations: Jacksonville city; Holly Ridge, Richlands, Surf City, and Swansboro towns; Detachments:
Jacksonville city (including part to Piney Green CDP); Swansboro town; CDP Changes: Half Moon CDP
gained area; Piney Green CDP gained area detached from Jacksonville city, gained additional area, and part
annexed to Jacksonville city; Deleted Relationships: Piney Green CDP removed from Camp Lejeune UT.
Orange County—MCD Changes: Cheeks township gained area from Cedar Grove township and lost area
to Bingham township; Eno township gained area from Hillsborough township; Annexations: Durham and
Mebane cities; Carrboro, Chapel Hill, and Hillsborough towns; Detachments: Hillsborough town; New CDPs:
Pamlico County—MCD Changes: County partially redistricted aﬀecting comparability for all townships
except Township 5; Township 1 lost area to Township 3; Township 2 exchanged area with Township 3;
Township 3 gained area from Township 1, exchanged area with Township 2, and lost area to Township 4;
Township 4 gained area from Township 3; Incorporations: Grantsboro town in 2001; Annexations: Alliance,
Bayboro, Minnesott Beach, and Oriental towns; Detachments: Alliance town; New CDPs: Hobucken; Deleted
Relationships: Alliance town removed from Township 1; Stonewall town removed from Township 2 (both
due to MCD boundary changes).
Pasquotank County—Annexations: Elizabeth City city; Detachments: Elizabeth City city.
Pender County—Annexations: Burgaw, Surf City, Wallace, and Watha towns; Detachments: Wallace town;
New CDPs: Hampstead and Rocky Point.
Perquimans County—Annexations: Hertford and Winfall towns; Detachments: Hertford town.
Person County—MCD Changes: Allensville township gained area from Holloway, Mount Tirzah, and
Roxboro townships; Brushy Fork township lost area to Flat River township; Flat River township gained area
from Bushy Fork and Mount Tirzah townships and lost area to Roxboro township; Holloway township lost
area to Allensville township; Mount Tirzah township lost area to Allensville and Flat River townships; Olive
Hill township lost area to Roxboro township; Roxboro township gained area from Flat River and Olive Hill
townships and lost area to Allensville and Woodsdale townships; Woodsdale township gained area from
Roxboro township; Annexations: Roxboro city; New CDPs: Rougemont (part).
Pitt County—Annexations: Greenville city; Ayden, Farmville, Grifton, Grimesland, and Winterville towns;
Detachments: Greenville city; Farmville town; New CDPs: Bell Arthur, Belvoir, and Stokes.
Polk County—MCD Changes: Tryon township gained area from Columbus township; White Oak township
gained area from Saluda township; Annexations: Saluda city; Columbus and Tryon towns.
Randolph County—Annexations: Archdale, Asheboro, High Point, Randleman, and Thomasville cities;
Franklinville, Liberty, Ramseur, and Seagrove towns; Detachments: Archdale, Randleman, and Trinity
(including parts to Archdale and Thomasville cities) cities.
Richmond County—County Changes: Marks Creek township, Richmond County, gained area from Laurel Hill
township, Scotland County; Marks Creek township, Richmond County, lost area to Williamson township,
Scotland County; Annexations: Hamlet and Rockingham cities; Ellerbe and Norman towns; Detachments:
Rockingham city; New CDPs: Cordova; CDP Changes: East Rockingham CDP part annexed to Rockingham
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Robeson County—Name Changes: Gaddys township name corrected from Gaddy; Wisharts township name
corrected from Wishart; Annexations: Lumberton city; Fairmont, Maxton, Orrum, Parkton, Pembroke,
Proctorville, Red Springs, Rennert, and St. Pauls towns; Detachments: Fairmont, Orrum, Pembroke, Red
Springs, and St. Pauls towns; New CDPs: Wakulla; CDP Changes: Prospect CDP gained area.
Rockingham County—Annexations: Eden and Reidsville cities; Madison, Mayodan, and Stoneville towns;
Detachments: Eden and Reidsville cities; New CDPs: Ruﬃn.
Rowan County—MCD Changes: Atwell township gained area from China Grove township; Annexations:
Kannapolis and Salisbury cities; China Grove, Cleveland, Faith, Granite Quarry, Landis, Rockwell, and
Spencer towns; Deleted Relationships: Kannapolis city removed from Atwell township due to MCD bound-
Rutherford County—Name Changes: Chimney Rock Village village name changed from Chimney Rock;
MCD Changes: Colfax township lost area to Cool Spring township; Cool Spring township gained area from
Colfax township and exchanged area with Rutherfordton township; High Shoals township gained area
from Sulphur Springs township; Rutherfordton township exchanged area with Cool Spring township and
lost area to Sulphur Springs township; Sulphur Springs township gained area from Rutherfordton town-
ship and lost area to High Shoals township; Annexations: Bostic, Ellenboro, Forest City, Lake Lure, Ruth,
Rutherfordton, and Spindale towns; Chimney Rock Village village; Detachments: Forest City, Lake Lure
(including part to Chimney Rock Village village), Ruth, Rutherfordton, and Spindale towns; Chimney Rock
Village village (to Lake Lure town); New CDPs: Caroleen, Cliﬀside, and Henrietta.
Sampson County—Name Changes: Spivey’s Corner CDP name changed from Spiveys Corner (adding apos-
trophe); MCD Changes: Belvoir township gained area from Herring township; Annexations: Clinton city;
Detachments: Salemburg town; CDP Changes: Spivey’s Corner CDP gained area.
Scotland County—County Changes: Williamson township, Scotland County, gained area from Marks Creek
township, Richmond County; Laurel Hill township, Scotland County, lost area to Marks Creek township,
Richmond County; Annexations: Laurinburg city; Maxton town; New CDPs: Deercroft, Laurel Hill, Old
Hundred, and Scotch Meadows.
Stanly County—Incorporations: Misenheimer village in 2003; Red Cross town in 2002; Annexations:
Albemarle and Locust cities; Badin, New London, Norwood, Oakboro, Red Cross, Richﬁeld, and Stanﬁeld
towns; Detachments: Locust city; Norwood, Oakboro, Richﬁeld, and Stanﬁeld towns; New CDPs: Aquadale
Stokes County—Annexations: King city; Danbury town; Detachments: King city; Danbury town; New CDPs:
Germanton and Pinnacle.
Surry County—County Changes: Franklin township, Surry County, lost area to Glade Creek township,
Alleghany County; Annexations: Mount Airy city; Dobson, Elkin, and Pilot Mountain towns; Detachments:
Elkin town; New CDPs: Lowgap; CDP Changes: Flat Rock CDP gained area and part annexed to Mount Airy
city; Toast and White Plains CDPs parts annexed to Mount Airy city.
Swain County—Annexations: Bryson City town; New CDPs: Cherokee (part).
Transylvania County—Annexations: Brevard city; Rosman town; Detachments: Rosman town.
Tyrrell County—Annexations: Columbia town; Detachments: Columbia town.
Union County—Incorporations: Fairview town in 2001; Annexed into County: Mint Hill town; Additional
Annexations: Monroe city; Hemby Bridge, Indian Trail, Marshville, Mineral Springs, Mint Hill, Stallings,
Unionville, Waxhaw, Weddington, and Wingate towns; Marvin and Wesley Chapel villages; Detachments:
Hemby Bridge, Waxhaw, and Weddington towns; Wesley Chapel village.
Vance County—Annexations: Henderson city; CDP Changes: South Henderson CDP gained area, part
annexed to Henderson city, and lost additional area.
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Wake County—Annexed into County: Angier and Clayton towns; Additional Annexations: Durham and
Raleigh cities; Angier, Apex, Cary, Clayton, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Morrisville,
Rolesville, Wake Forest, Wendell, and Zebulon towns; Detachments: Raleigh city; Apex, Cary, Fuquay-
Varina, Garner, Holly Springs, Morrisville, Rolesville, Wake Forest, and Zebulon towns.
Warren County—MCD Changes: Hawtree township gained area from Smith Creek and Warrenton townships;
River township gained area from Judkins township; Annexations: Warrenton town; Deleted Relationships:
Macon town removed from Warrenton township due to MCD boundary correction.
Washington County—MCD Changes: Lees Mill township exchanged area with Plymouth, Scuppernong, and
Skinnersville townships; Plymouth township exchanged area with Lees Mill township; Scuppernong town-
ship exchanged area with Lees Mill and Skinnersville townships; Skinnersville township exchanged area
with Lees Mill and Scuppernong townships; Annexations: Creswell and Plymouth towns.
Watauga County—Annexations: Beech Mountain, Blowing Rock, and Boone towns; Detachments: Beech
Mountain, Blowing Rock, and Boone towns; New CDPs: Cove Creek, Foscoe, and Valle Crucis; Deleted
Relationships: Seven Devils town removed from Shawneehaw township due to MCD boundary correction.
Wayne County—Annexations: Goldsboro city; Mount Olive and Pikeville towns; Detachments: Goldsboro
(including part to Elroy CDP) city; Mount Olive town; CDP Changes: Elroy CDP gained area detached from
Goldsboro city, gained additional area, and part annexed to Goldsboro city; Mar-Mac CDP part annexed to
Wilkes County—Annexations: Elkin, North Wilkesboro, and Wilkesboro towns; CDP Changes: Cricket CDP
part annexed to North Wilkesboro town and lost additional area; Fairplains CDP part annexed to North
Wilkesboro town; Hays CDP gained area; Pleasant Hill CDP part annexed to Elkin town and lost additional
Wilson County—County Changes: Stantonsburg township, Wilson County, lost area to Bull Head township,
Greene County; Annexations: Wilson city; Black Creek, Elm City, Kenly, Sharpsburg, Sims, and Stantonsburg
Yadkin County—Mergers: Arlington town merged into Jonesville town in 2001; Annexations: Boonville,
Jonesville, and Yadkinville towns; Detachments: Boonville and Yadkinville towns.
Yancey County—MCD Changes: Burnsville township gained area from Pensacola township; Cane River
township gained area from Price Creek township; Green Mountain township gained area from Brush Creek
and Jacks Creek townships.
American Indian Areas
Eastern Cherokee Reservation—Gained area in Graham County, gained and lost area in Cherokee and Swain
Counties, and lost area in Jackson County; Tribal Subdivision Changes: Birdtown Community gained area
not in a 2000 tribal subdivision and lost area to area not in a 2010 tribal subdivision in Swain County;
Cherokee County Community gained area not in a 2000 tribal subdivision and lost area to area not in
a 2010 tribal subdivision in Cherokee County; Yellowhill Community name changed from Cherokee
Community and gained and lost area not in a 2000 tribal subdivision in Swain County.
Coharie SDTSA—Expanded into Cumberland County, gained additional area in Harnett and Sampson
Counties, lost area and removed from Duplin and Wayne Counties, and lost additional area in Sampson
Haliwa-Saponi SDTSA—Gained area in Halifax and Nash Counties.
Lumbee SDTSA—Lost area in Cumberland County and lost and gained area exchanged between Richmond
and Scotland Counties (see County Changes notes for Richmond and Scotland Counties).
Meherrin SDTSA—Gained and lost area in Hertford County.
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Occaneechi-Saponi SDTSA—New area for 2010 in Alamance and Orange Counties.
Sappony SDTSA—Name changed from Indians of Person County SDTSA.
Waccamaw Siouan SDTSA—Lost area in Columbus County.
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