History for Rowan County

The county seat of Rowan County was first called Rowan Court House. It has been called Salisbury since about 1755.1

Rowan County was named in honor of Matthew Rowan who was a prominent leader before the Revolution and who for a short time after the death of Governor Gabriel Johnston was acting governor.1


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1 Facts gathered from State Library of North Carolina.


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