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High Point

Guilford County,

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Experience our Hospitality
Home Furnishings Capital of the World
The World's Largest Chest of Drawers

The North Carolina state capital is Raleigh.

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27260, 27262, 27265

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The population of High Point is approximately 78,116 (1999), 104371 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 29,408 (1990), 40912 (2010).

The amount of land area in High Point is 111.389 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 4.246 sq kilometers.
The distance from High Point to Washington DC is 263 miles. The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 76 miles. (as the crow flies)
High Point is positioned 35.98 degrees north of the equator and 79.99 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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High Point location: in north-central North Carolina, not far from Greensboro.

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High Point history:

In 1859, High Point was named after the highest point on the North Carolina Railroad. The International Home Furnishings Market is held twice yearly in High Point. It is the largest event of its kind in the world.
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High Point attractions:

Furniture Discovery Center
101 West Green Drive
High Point, North Carolina 27260
Phone: 336-887-3876
Fax: 336-887-2159
Email: discovery@hpe.com
The museum of furniture manufacturing.

Angela Peterson Doll & Miniature Museum
101 W. Green Dr.
High Point, NC
Phone: 336-885-3655
Visit the new museum with over 1700 dolls, costumes, miniatures and more. See over 120 Shirley Temple dolls! Group guides by appointment.

High Point Museum & Historical Park
1859 E. Lexington Ave.
High Point, NC
Phone: 336-885-6859
See furniture, pottery, artifacts and changing exhibits. The park includes the 1786 Haley House and the mid-1700's Blacksmith shop. Guided tours are available.

World's Largest Chest of Drawers
508 N. Hamilton St.
High Point, NC
Phone: 336-883-2016
See this building shaped like a chest of drawers. It was built in 1926 to call attention to the city's designation as the "Home Furnishings Capital of the World."

North Carolina Shakespeare Festival
305 N. Maint St., Suite 200
PHone: 336-841-2273
Performances take place at 220 E. Commerce Ave., The High Point Theater, August through October and December.

Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library
1009 N. Main St.
High Point, NC
PHone: 336-883-4011
World's largest collection of book on the history of furniture.

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