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city in North Carolina, U.S., founded 1792 and named for Sir Walter Raleigh (1552-1618).

Raleigh, NC -- U.S. city in North Carolina
Population (2000): 276093
Housing Units (2000): 120699
Land area (2000): 114.599714 sq. miles (296.811883 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.970247 sq. miles (2.512927 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 115.569961 sq. miles (299.324810 sq. km)
FIPS code: 55000
Located within: North Carolina (NC), FIPS 37
Location: 35.818835 N, 78.644590 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 27601 27603 27604 27605 27606 27607
27608 27609 27610 27612 27613 27614
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Raleigh, NC
Raleigh, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois
Population (2000): 330
Housing Units (2000): 182
Land area (2000): 1.974430 sq. miles (5.113751 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.974430 sq. miles (5.113751 sq. km)
FIPS code: 62588
Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
Location: 37.827084 N, 88.533738 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 62977
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Raleigh, IL
Raleigh, MS -- U.S. town in Mississippi
Population (2000): 1255
Housing Units (2000): 550
Land area (2000): 5.040008 sq. miles (13.053561 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.015490 sq. miles (0.040119 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 5.055498 sq. miles (13.093680 sq. km)
FIPS code: 60840
Located within: Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
Location: 32.033008 N, 89.522893 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 39153
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Raleigh, MS
Raleigh -- U.S. County in West Virginia
Population (2000): 79220
Housing Units (2000): 35678
Land area (2000): 606.934576 sq. miles (1571.953269 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 2.407841 sq. miles (6.236280 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 609.342417 sq. miles (1578.189549 sq. km)
Located within: West Virginia (WV), FIPS 54
Location: 37.771342 N, 81.228271 W
Raleigh, WV
Raleigh County
Raleigh County, WV
Raleigh (disambiguation)

Raleigh is the capital of the U.S. state of North Carolina.

Raleigh may also refer to:

Usage examples of "raleigh".

According to the map, if I kept on this highway heading east I would hit the Cliff Benson Beltline, which would take me north through Raleigh and on to the lake.

He had resigned his judgeship in order to spend the autumn months campaigning for the office among his influential friends in Raleigh, while his duties to justice in the mountain counties lay forgotten, overshadowed by his ambition.

Colonel Newland said that even the Raleigh newspaper carried an article about the missing prisoner, and we knew that other lawmen from the neighboring counties had joined in the search.

Therefore I shall endeavour, in the short space of time allotted to me, not so much to eulogise as to explain and to define what Sir Walter Raleigh was and represents.

A sailor-boy of Sandwich, the adjoining parish, John Davis, showed early a genius which could not have escaped the eye of such neighbours, and in the atmosphere of Greenaway he learned to be as noble as the Gilberts, and as tender and delicate as Raleigh.

Raleigh went back to the Lakefront Hilton to meet with the family of the groom.

The statehouse in Raleigh, North Carolina, is rocked during a late-night legislative session.

One of them, Schiller Mann, is noted for not only dissuading Merced during his early years, but also for having nearly dissuaded the mathematician Udo Raleigh, who made major contributions to topological statistics, from a career in mathematics.

The earls of Oxford, Northumberland, and Cumberland, Sir Thomas Cecil, Sir Robert Cecil, Sir Walter Raleigh, Sir Thomas Vavasor, Sir Thomas Gerrard, Sir Charles Blount, with many others, distinguished themselves by this generous and disinterested service of their country.

Raleigh, North Carolina, have found in their genealogical research that Boog designed all the churches and manses built in Sutherland and Easter Ross between 1760 and 1804.

She had been forced to go back to work at the Neuro after her husband died and the old pig-pink Raleigh ladies bike was the most economical way for her and Milo to get around town.

Then Raleigh joined the comrades who were enforcing the decrees of the African National Congress, the boycotts and the strikes and the work stoppages.

The skipper of the trawler was a burly coloured man, dressed like Raleigh in jersey and waterproofs.

The Governor dissolved us: but we met the next day in the Apollo of the Raleigh tavern, formed ourselves into a voluntary convention, drew up articles of association against the use of any merchandise imported from Gr.

After midnight Raleigh assembled his most loyal and reliable men, ncluding the two Buffaloes from the shebeen, and they went to the homes of all the black bus drivers and taxi drivers in the township and pulled them from their beds.