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The North Carolina state capital is Raleigh.
The population of Wendell is approximately 2,822 (1990), 5845 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,141 (1990), 2270 (2010).
The amount of land area in Wendell is 4.063 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Wendell to Washington DC is 228 miles.
The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 16 miles. (as the crow flies)
Wendell is positioned 35.78 degrees north of the equator and 78.36 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Wendell was named for Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Supreme Court Justice known as "The Great Dissenter." He coined the phrase "with all deliberate speed" in reference to how ending segregation should proceed.
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