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Triangle Area Tax Info
Centrally located in the Triangle area of North Carolina, Wake County is one of the fastest growing areas in the nation and the second-most populous county in the state with approximately 1,025,000 residents. The County was founded in 1771, currently encompasses about 860 square miles, and is the center of the state government, with the Capitol Building, legislature, and many government offices located in Raleigh, the County seat. Wake County is a thriving community whose population has grown approximately 142% since 1990, 52% since 2000, 14% since 2010 and is forecasted to maintain substantial growth of approximately 25,000 new residents per year for the next few decades.
The county was formed on April 17, 1881, from parts of Orange County and Wake County, taking the name of its own county seat. In 1911 parts of Cedar Fork Township of Wake County was transferred to Durham County and became Carr Township.
Nestled in the hills of the North Carolina Piedmont, Orange County is located between the Research Triangle Park and the Triad cities of Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point. With more than 130,000 residents, Orange County includes historic Hillsborough, the county seat; Chapel Hill, home of the University of North Carolina; and Carrboro and Mebane, former railroad and mill towns. .
Franklin County is located within the world-renowned Research Triangle Region of North Carolina, home of The Research Triangle Park and one of the most globally competitive regions of the world. The region routinely ranks among the best places to live, work and play.
Johnston County was formed in 1746 from Craven County. It is named for Gabriel Johnston, royal governor of North Carolina from 1734 to 1752. Johnston's topography is characteristic of both the Coastal Plain and Piedmont because it lies almost wholy within the "fall zone" or transitional area between these two geographic regions. The elevation ranges from 80 to 350 feet above sea level. The Neuse River, which flows through the center of the county, is the main drainage system. Johnston has nine incorporated towns. However, 65 percent of the people live outside incorporated areas. The population mix is 80 percent white and 20 percent non-white. Johnston has a total labor force of 36,000, of which 13 percent is in farming, 39 percent in manufacturing and 48 percent in service and other non-manufacturing jobs. Johnston has 27 industries with 20 or more employees, most of which have opened since the 1950s. These industries include processors of food and grain products and manufacturers of textiles, pharmaceuticals, furniture and electronic products.
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