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Biggest Cities in North Carolina

Can you name the 20 most populous cities in North Carolina?
Source: 2016 Census Estimates
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First submittedOctober 6, 2012
Last updatedJuly 10, 2017
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Population
County
City
842,051
Mecklenburg
Charlotte
458,880
Wake
Raleigh
287,027
Guilford
Greensboro
263,016
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Durham
242,203
Forsyth
Winston-Salem
204,759
Cumberland
Fayetteville
162,320
Wake
Cary
117,525
New Hanover
Wilmington
111,223
Guilford
High Point
91,495
Pitt
Greenville
Population
County
City
89,891
Cabarrus
Concord
89,121
Buncombe
Asheville
75,536
Gaston
Gastonia
67,784
Onslow
Jacksonville
59,246
Orange
Chapel Hill
55,466
Edgecombe
Rocky Mount
54,839
Mecklenburg
Huntersville
52,709
Alamance
Burlington
49,620
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Wilson
47,839
Cabarrus
Kannapolis
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level 32
Jul 3, 2013
I live in Fayetteville, but I only got 11. I can't believe I forgot Cary....
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level 73
Jul 12, 2014
didnt realise it had anything other than soccer facilities
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level 59
Dec 21, 2017
Ha!
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level 73
Jul 12, 2014
more people got greenville than chapel hill? always thought unc was more known than ecu
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level 78
Dec 17, 2017
Got Greenville because of the VOA transmitting site there.
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level 44
Aug 1, 2014
And not a single beach town. Except Wilmington. But that's iffy.
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level 20
Apr 18, 2018
jacksonville is almost a beach town
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level 40
May 7, 2016
Just curious, how come "High Pt" is accepted for Wilmington? I typed in High Pt because I'm lazy and ended up getting Wilmington.
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level ∞
May 8, 2016
Fixed
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level 28
May 9, 2016
I got 16/20 and I live in Hawaii
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level 76
Dec 17, 2017
Just wondering if anyone finds the inclusion of county names helpful. Seems to me that most people outside of North Carolina would have very little knowledge of them. I barely know the names of the counties in my own state and simply didn't find that information helpful in completing the quiz. Maybe it helps NC natives? Anyone?
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level 49
Dec 20, 2017
The county names helped this NC resident.
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level 77
Oct 10, 2018
Seeing Gaston County helped me remember the associated city.
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level 68
Dec 17, 2017
No, if you don't know the cities already, the county names probably aren't much help. Meanwhile, I can't believe all the Fayetteville peeps who commented. My town, too!
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level 20
Apr 18, 2018
durm for the win
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level 77
Dec 17, 2017
Got the top 4, plus one other college town. Guessed Springfield. Gave up.
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level 24
Jun 14, 2019
Rocky Mount is not in Edgecombe county. It is in Nash
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level 24
Jun 14, 2019
Or at least part of it is in both counties.