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Lee County
North Carolina
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County History
The county was formed in 1907 from parts of Chatham County, Moore County and Harnett County.
It was named for Robert E. Lee, commanding general of the Confederate forces during the American Civil War.

The county seat is Sanford.

The county is divided into seven townships:
Greenwood * Jonesboro * Cape Fear * Deep River * East Sanford * West Sanford * Pocket

Cities and Towns
Broadway * Cumnock * Sanford * Lemon Springs * Tramway

Lee County
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June 2016: Newspaper Gleanings: Hail and lightning storm 1880


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