Davie County, North Carolina

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Davie County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population was 34,835. Its county seat is Mocksville[1].

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History

The county was formed in 1836 from Rowan County. It was named for William R. Davie, Governor of North Carolina from 1798 to 1799.

Law and government

Davie County is a member of the regional Northwest Piedmont Council of Governments.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 267 square miles (691.5 km2), of which 265 square miles (686.3 km2) is land and 2 square miles (5.2 km2) (0.64%) is water.

Townships

The county is divided into seven townships: Calahaln, Clarksville, Farmington, Fulton, Jerusalem, Mocksville, and Shady Grove.

Adjacent counties

Wine region

Portions of Davie County are located in the Yadkin Valley AVA, an American Viticultural Area. Wines made from grapes grown in the Yadkin Valley AVA may use the appellation Yadkin Valley on their labels.

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