Back to top

North Carolina

North Carolina, 1857, zoomable map
Boundaries and Extent. — North Carolina is bounded north by the State of Virginia, east and south-east by the Atlantic Ocean, south by South Carolina and Georgia, and west by the State of Tennessee. It extends from latitude 33° 50' to 36° 30' north, and lies between 75° 45' and 84° west longitude; is 430 miles in length, and varies in breadth from 20 to 180 miles, and contains about 45,000 square miles. (Gazetteer of the United States of America, 1854)


How to Cite This Page: "North Carolina," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College,