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  1. Caldwell County, North Carolina - Wikipedia › Caldwell_County,_North_Carolina

    Caldwell County is a member of the regional Western Piedmont Council of Governments. In the North Carolina General Assembly, the county is represented by Republican Warren Daniel in the North Carolina Senate, as part of N.C. Senate District 46, and by Republican Destin Hall in the North Carolina House of Representatives, as N.C. House District 87.

  2. Caldwell County, North Carolina - Simple English Wikipedia ... › wiki › Caldwell_County,_North

    From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Caldwell County is a county in the state of North Carolina. In 2000, 77,415 people lived there. Its county seat is Lenoir.

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    Caldwell County wurde 1841 aus Teilen des Burke County und des Wilkes County gebildet. Benannt wurde es nach Joseph Caldwell, dem ersten Präsidenten der University of North Carolina. 17 Bauwerke und Stätten des Countys sind insgesamt im National Register of Historic Places eingetragen (Stand 23. Februar 2018).

    • County Courthouse, P.O. Box 2200, Lenoir, NC 28645-2200
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  7. Caldwell County Courthouse (North Carolina) - Wikipedia › wiki › Caldwell_County_Courthouse

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Caldwell County Courthouse in Lenoir, North Carolina was designed by Wheeler & Runge in Classical Revival style. It was built in 1905. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.

  8. Chestnut Mountain (Caldwell County, North Carolina) - Wikipedia › wiki › Chestnut_Mountain

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about the Chestnut Mountain in Caldwell County, North Carolina. For other uses, see Chestnut Mountain (disambiguation). Chestnut Mountain is a mountain in the North Carolina High Country and wholly in the Pisgah National Forest.

  9. Caldwell County, North Carolina — Wikipedia Republished // WIKI 2 › en › Caldwell_County,_North_Carolina
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    The county was formed in 1841 from parts of Burke County and Wilkes County. It was named for Joseph Cald­well, pre­sid­ing pro­fes­sor (1796–1797, 1799–1804) and the first pres­i­dent (1804–1812, 1816–1835) of the Uni­ver­sity of North Car­olina. A se­ries of re­duc­tions in the county's ter­ri­tory fol­lowed. In 1847 parts of Cald­well County, Iredell County, and Wilkes County were com­bined to form Alexan­der County. In 1849 parts of Cald­well County, Ashe County, Wilkes County, and Yancey County were com­bined to form Watauga County. In 1861, parts of Cald­well County, Burke County, Mc­Dow­ell County, Watauga County, and Yancey County were com­bined to form Mitchell County. Fi­nally, in 1911 parts of Cald­well County, Mitchell County, and Watauga County were com­bined to form Avery County.

    Ac­cord­ing to the U.S. Cen­sus Bu­reau, the county has a total area of 474 square miles (1,230 km2), of which 472 square miles (1,220 km2) is land and 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2) (0.6%) is water. Cald­well County is di­vided into three dis­tinct ge­o­graphic sec­tions: the Blue Ridge Moun­tains, which dom­i­nate the north­ern and west­ern parts of the county; the gen­tly rolling Pied­mont coun­try in the mid­dle and south­ern parts of the county; and the Brushy Moun­tains, an iso­lated rem­nant of the Blue Ridge Moun­tains. The "Brushies", as they are often called, run across much of Cald­well County's east­ern sec­tion. Hib­riten Moun­tain, lo­cated within the city lim­its of Lenoir, the county's largest city, marks the west­ern end of the Brushy Moun­tain range. In the west­ern part of the county is the Wil­son Creekarea.

    As of the cen­sus of 2010, there were 83,029 peo­ple, 33,388 house­holds, and 23,456 fam­i­lies re­sid­ing in the county. The pop­u­la­tion den­sity was 176.1 peo­ple per square mile (109.4/km2). There were 37,659 hous­ing units at an av­er­age den­sity of 79.9 per square mile (49.6/km2). The racial makeup of the county was 90.24% White, 4.92% Black or African Amer­i­can, 0.52% Asian, 0.31% Na­tive Amer­i­can, 0.03% Pa­cific Is­lander, 2.47% from other races, and 1.51% from two or more races. The His­panic or Latino(of any race) pop­u­la­tion was 4.57%. There were 33,388 house­holds, of which 32.40% had chil­dren under the age of 18 liv­ing with them, 52.16% were mar­ried cou­plesliv­ing to­gether, 12.52% had a fe­male house­holder with no hus­band pre­sent, and 29.75% were non-fam­i­lies. 25.39% of all house­holds were made up of in­di­vid­u­als liv­ing alone, and 41.16% of those house­holds had some­one liv­ing alone who was 65 years of age or older. The av­er­age house­hold size...

    The county is gov­erned by a five-mem­ber Board of Com­mis­sion­ers. They are elected by pop­u­lar vote and ap­point a County Man­ager to han­dle daily op­er­a­tions, cur­rently Stan Kiser. The mem­bers of the Board of Com­mis­sion­ers are Jeff Branch, Randy Church, Mike LaBrose, Don­nie Pot­ter, and Rob­bie Wilkie. Cald­well County's sher­iff is Alan C. Jones. The Clerk of Su­pe­rior Court is An­gela Ash­ley Kidd. The County's Reg­is­ter of Deeds is Wayne Rash. Cald­well County is a mem­ber of the re­gional West­ern Pied­mont Coun­cil of Gov­ern­ments. In the North Car­olina Gen­eral As­sem­bly, the county is rep­re­sented by Re­pub­li­can War­ren Daniel in the North Car­olina Sen­ate, as part of N.C. Sen­ate Dis­trict 46, and by Re­pub­li­can Des­tin Hall in the North Car­olina House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives, as N.C. House Dis­trict 87. Cald­well County is part of North Car­olina's 11th con­gres­sional dis­trict in the United States House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives and was rep­re­sented...

    Elementary schools

    1. Baton 2. Davenport 3. Dudley Shoals 4. Gamewell 5. Granite Falls 6. Hudson 7. Lower Creek 8. Sawmills 9. Valmead 10. West Lenoir 11. Whitnel

    K-8 schools

    1. Collettsville 2. Happy Valley 3. Kings Creek 4. Oak Hill (defunct as of 2020)

    Middle schools

    1. Gamewell 2. Granite Falls 3. Hudson 4. William Lenoir

    Major highways

    US 321is the busiest high­way in the county with an an­nual av­er­age daily traf­fic count of 39,000. Other major high­ways in­clude: 1. NC 18 2. US 64 3. NC 90 4. US 321A 5. NC 268 6. US 221 The Blue Ridge Park­wayalso crosses the north­ern tip of the county.


    Cald­well County has one rail­road, the Cald­well County Rail­road which in­ter­changes with the Nor­folk South­ern Rail­way in Hick­ory, North Car­olina.

    County Seat

    1. Lenoir


    1. Blowing Rock 2. Cajah's Mountain 3. Gamewell 4. Granite Falls 5. Hudson 6. Rhodhiss 7. Sawmills


    1. Cedar Rock

  10. Caldwell County Schools - Wikipedia › wiki › Caldwell_County_Schools
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    Caldwell County Schools is a PK–12 graded school district serving Caldwell County, North Carolina. Its 26 schools serve 12,811 students as of the 2010–2011 school year. Caldwell County Schools Location Caldwell County, North Carolina United States District information TypePublic GradesPK–12 SuperintendentDonald W. Phipps AccreditationAdvancED Schools26 Budget$ 109,180,000 NCES District ID3700580 Students and staff Students12,811 Teachers872.39 Staff844.83 Student–teacher ratio14.68...

    While some subscription and church schools existed in the area before Caldwell County was founded, the history of public education really begins in July, 1841, just a few months after the county was established. The first Superintendents of Common Schools were appointed that year.

    For the 2010–2011 school year, Caldwell County Schools had a total population of 12,811 students and 872.39 teachers on a basis. This produced a student-teacher ratio of 14.68:1. The same year, out of the student total, the gender ratio was 50% male to 50% female. The demographic group makeup was: White, 82%; Hispanic, 8%; Black, 6%; Asian/Pacific Islander, 1%; and American Indian, 0%. For the same school year, 54.79% of the students received free and reduced-cost lunches.

    The primary governing body of Caldwell County Schools follows a council–manager government format with a seven-member Board of Education appointing a Superintendent to run the day-to-day operations of the system. The school system currently resides in the North Carolina State Board of Education's Seventh District.

    Caldwell County Schools has 26 schools ranging from pre-kindergarten to twelfth grade. Those 26 schools are separated into six high schools, four middle schools, four combined elementary/middle schools, and twelve elementary schools.

    According to the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, for the 2012–2013 school year: 1. Hibriten is a 3A school in the Northwestern Conference. 2. South Caldwell is a 4A school in the Northwestern Conference. 3. West Caldwell is a 2A school in the Catawba Valley Conference. 4. Gateway High, the early college, and the middle college do not have athletic teams.

    • PK–12
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