1 Raleigh
Raleigh is the capital city of the state of North Carolina. It is known as one of the three cities in the North Carolina Triangle, the other two being Durham and Chapel Hill. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. 

A planned city, the land was chosen as a location to build the future state capital in 1788, and in 1792, the existing city was officially named such. It was named in honor of Sir Walter Raleigh.

Today, Raleigh is known for its fast rate of growth, city skyline, university, numerous venues for performing arts, music scene, museums, technology, and abundance of oak trees within the city limits.

People Born in Raleigh

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Raleigh in People's Lives

John Marshall: I was often here in the 1800's - 1820's, as this city was part of my serving on the circuit court as Chief Justice. 

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