Rowan County, North Carolina

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The county was formed in 1753 from the northern part of Anson County.
It was named for Matthew Rowan, acting governor of North Carolina from 1753 to 1754.

Cities and Towns
Kannapolis * Salisbury (county seat)
China Grove * Cleveland * East Spencer * Faith * Granite Quarry * Landis * Rockwell * Spencer *

Census-designated place

Unincorporated Communities
Dogwood Acres * Dukeville * Gold Hill


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Website Updates:
November 2015: Biographies: James Franklin McCubbins and Alexander Lee Smoot

October 2015: Marriage: James/James; White/Bringle
August 2015: Marriage: Goodman/Caubie, News: Crimes: Cone charged with stealing a cow; Farlow captured


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