Union County





Region: Piedmont
County Seat: Monroe
Population: 123,6771
Towns & Cities:  Hembly Bridge, Indian Trail, Lake Park, Marshville, Marvin, Mineral Springs, Stallings, Unionville, Village of Lake Park, Waxhaw, Weddington, Wesley Chapel, Wingate
Union County was formed in 1842 from Anson and Mecklenburg. It is in the south central section of the State and is bounded by the state of South Carolina and Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Stanly and Anson counties.2

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1 Population figures from Census Bureau Home Page for the 2000 Census.
2 Facts gathered from State Library of North Carolina.


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North Carolinians are nicknamed the "Tar Heels".

It not exactly evident where this nickname originated, but it seems to have given birth during the Civil War. North Carolina's troops were said to have tar on their heels, because they would not run in battle even as other states retreated.

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