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Hometown Hello: N.C.'s newest towns

Posted December 31, 2011

Butner

This southwest Granville County town was incorporated in 2007. Population of 5,440, the town hosts state and federal facilities and is a suburb of Durham. It's named after a World War I Gen. Henry Wolfe Butner.

Eastover

Formerly known as Flea Hill, this central Cumberland County town gets its name because it's "on the east side and over the river." It was incorporated in 2007, has a population of 4,838 and is a suburb of Fayetteville.

Wilson's Mill

This historic farming community in northern Johnston County was incorporated in 1996. It has a population of 1,617 and is named after a local family.

Momeyer

Originally Bass's Crossroads, this Nash County farming community has a population of less than 200. It was incorporated in 1991.

Foxfire Village

Two miles west of Pinehurst, this village lies in the heart of golfing country. Since being incorporated in 1977, it has more than doubled its size through annexation.

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