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NC County of the Week: Catawba County

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The NC County of the Week for August 16-24, 2015 is Catawba County, NC!

Map of NC with Catawba County in blue

Catawba County was formed in 1842 from Lincoln County and named for the local Native American Catawba tribe.

For more information on this county in south western Piedmont region of NC, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Join the conversation by using hash tag #nccotw. Be sure to also check out our Pinterest board for Catawba County where we’ll showcase a range of historic images!

Stay with us this week for snapshots of the people, history, culture,  geography, and natural heritage of Catawba County.

We’ll showcase the documentary history and collections of the Government & Heritage Library, our sister agencies in the Department of Cultural Resources, and other heritage institutions throughout the state.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter and join in the conversation by using the hashtag #nccotw.


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