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Final Round - Tar Heel Trivia

Posted January 22, 2008

Welcome to the final round of Tar Heel Trivia. This round will complete our trip across all 100 counties. Let's spread out the glory: only one answer per blogger.

How fast can we accurately complete this quiz?

Ready, set....go!

What county is home to a retired Nascar driver known as "The Bandit?"

What county is home to the oldest NC town?

What county is known as Land of Sky?

Where can you drive from Claremont to Conover?

What county is home to Moyock, Sligo and Spot?

Where was former NC governor Max Gardner born?

What county is home to Doughton Park?

What NC county was named after NC's governor in 1798-1799?

What county was formed from Orange and Wake counties in 1881?

What county contains NC's largest lake?

What county was named after America's president who served in Washington between 1829-1837?

What county is home to Chowan College?

What county is home to Haliwa-Saponi Indians?

Wadesboro is located in what county?

Singer Mike Cross grew up in what county?

What county is home to Christmas Town, USA?

Shoofly and Stem are located in what county?

Country music legend Ronnie Milsap was born in what county?

Cold Mountain is located in what county?

What county uses the motto: "Down by the Ole Mill Stream?"

The Cullasaja River is located in what county?

Mars Hill College is located in what mountain county?

The towns of Columbus and Saluda are situated in what county?

What county was formed from Caswell County in 1791?

What county has the following lead sentence on its official website: "Long ago nature painted this land with a broad brush and blessed it with abundant natural resources?

What county shares the name of a special wine region?

Where was former US Senator Jesse Helms born?

Where was PBS luminary Charlie Rose born?

What county boasts novelist Reynolds Price as a native son?

What county is home to the National Railroad Museum and Hall of Fame?

Where was Senator Elizabeth Dole born?

What county is headquarters of the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad?

What county contains the townships of Big Lick and Almond?

What county is home of St. Andrews College and the John Blue Cotton Festival?

Where were singer Donna Fargo and actor Andy Griffith born?

What county is home to Hanging Rock State Park and the Sauratown Mountains?

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  • lovetheheels Jan 22, 2008

    Bill,

    My home county, Person County, was formed from Caswell County in 1791...thanks for a great quiz!

  • gabby1 Jan 22, 2008

    Christmas Town USA is located in McAdenville, Gaston Co.

  • carolinagirl78 Jan 22, 2008

    What county is home to the Haliwa-Saponi Indians?

    The Haliwa-Saponi Indians reside in Halifax and Warren County's. The majority in Halifax County.

    Mars Hill College is located in what mountain county?

    Mars Hill College is located in Madison County. There is a nice Bed and Breakfast a few miles west in Marshall. It is a quaint little town full of stories and a nice place in the NC mountains to relax and enjoy and listen as the French Broad river runs right beside it.

  • enjoytheride2011 Jan 22, 2008

    What county is home to Christmas Town, USA?
    Gaston County

  • enjoytheride2011 Jan 22, 2008

    The towns of Columbus and Saluda are situated in what county?
    Polk County

    Mars Hill College is located in what mountain county?
    Madison County

  • enjoytheride2011 Jan 22, 2008

    Cold Mountain is located in what county?

    Haywood County

  • sillyauntdi Jan 22, 2008

    Where was Senator Elizabeth Dole born?

    Salisbury/Rowan County

    I've enjoyed this very much! Thanks

  • bleslie Jan 22, 2008

    Yes. Yes. Your accuracy is amazing. I thought I had thrown you a curve ball on the Chowan College question but you blasted it over the fence.

  • mindofreason Jan 22, 2008

    What county is home to Chowan College?
    My brother works there so I know..

    Hertford

  • mhbradley Jan 22, 2008

    What county is home to Chowan College?
    Hertford County

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