NC is a southern state having the unique geography of beaches, plains and mountains. LITTLE FACTOIDS: -North Carolina has exactly 100 counties. -The state bird is the cardinal. -The state tree is the dogwood. -NC's coast is home to the unique island chain called the Outer Banks. -In the coast between the "main land" and the Outer Banks lies a graveyard of ships.
Please submit sites to the most specific category possible. For instance, a site about a business located only in Raleigh should be submitted to Regional/North_America/United_States/North_Carolina/Localities/R/Raleigh/Business_and_Economy/, and *not* to Regional/North_America/United_States/North_Carolina/Business_and_Economy/.
This category is for sites dealing with arts and entertainment for the state of North Carolina. Includes sites for artistic, cultural, and entertainment activities, events, institutions, and organizations.
This category is for listing sites that have content covering the entire state. If your site only deals with one particular city or area, please submit it to the appropriate County or Locality.
This category is for listing businesses and industries located in the state of North Carolina that have a state-wide presence and scope.
This category is reserved for businesses and companies which have locations statewide. Businesses with a physical presence in one North Carolina location or county should be listed in category for that locality or county. In order to expedite the listing of your site, please submit it to the appropriate category.

Also, please ensure, if you are the site author, that the site contains location information. Sites without location information will not be listed in Regional.

Categories for all 100 counties in the state of North Carolina.
If your site has content related to more than one county, or if your business has locations in, or a customer base covering more than one county, please submit it to the appropriate Region.
This category includes state wide educational institutions, programs and opportunities; as well as other location specific educational resources.
This category is for listing education sites for the state of North Carolina. Particular institutions are found at the county or locality level.
This category contains government or government related sites at the state level, or federal level when dealing when the state of North Carolina. County or city government sites will be found in the most appropriate county or locality.
This category deals with any health services representing the State of North Carolina such as disability resources, alternative medicine, emergencies, eye care, fitness, dentists, geriatrics, doctors, and hospitals.
This category deals with sites aimed at health issues or medical sites at the state level. For hospital and individual doctoral sites, look at the most appropriate county or locality category.
This category covers all of the cities, towns and villages located in the state of North Carolina.
You should submit your site under the individual location where your company or organization is located. If your company is located in a city that isn''t listed, submit the site to the category for the first letter of the city''s name and a category for the city will be created.

Listings for statewide items, such as a North Carolina directory, should be submitted to the state level category, not here.

Please note the various subcategories in most localities and submit sites to the most appropriate one. If you are unsure of which cat is appropriate, you can submit to that locality for the editor to place, or email the editor to get clarification.

Includes links to maps, photograph sites, live web cams, satellite imagery for the state of North Carolina. For individual counties and localities, look in the appropriate sub-category.
This category is for sites with content covering the entire state of North Carolina only. If your site deals with a particular region, county or locality, please submit it to that category.
Each metro area under this heading may contain sites in topical sub-categories as well as links to other geographic categories. As used here, each metro area is defined by its included counties, a way of grouping the state's counties into sub-state areas. Agreement with metro area definitions supplied by the U.S. Census Bureau is neither implied nor intended.
Most sites should be submitted to a locality. Sites which may be listed at metro level include:
  • Businesses with offices or locations in multiple counties spanning the metro area.
  • Clubs or associations drawing members from the entire metro.
  • Governmental, scientific or environmental sites concerned with a multi-county area.
Links to Native American reservations located in the state of North Carolina.
Includes all hobbies, sports and participatory recreational activities specific to North Carolina.
Please list sites here only if they have content which is truly state wide in scope.
Regions are areas of the state that span or encompass multiple counties. North Carolina has traditionally been divided into 3 regions: Mountains, which covers the 13 counties in the western part of the state; Piedmont, which is the central portion, and Coastal, which covers the sand hills and beach areas.
These categories are intended primarily as navigational aids to help find localities within the region, and secondarily to hold sites that are truly of regional significance.

Sites submitted here should have content relating to more than one county listed in the region. If your site or business deals with, or does business in, more than one region, it should be listed at the state level.

Includes information about the state's natural environment as well as scientific activities specific to North Carolina. Look in the appropriate county or locality for location-specific sites.
Please submit only sites with content related to the entire state. If your site deals with a particular region, county or locality, please submit it to the appropriate category.
This category includes sites that reflect the make up of North Carolina's community - its people, its history, and resources and organizations that serve the people of North Carolina.
Please submit only sites that have a true state-wide focus.

This category is for listing sites concerned with transportation resources for those traveling to, from, and within the locality. Subjects include airports, airlines, roads and highways, buses, railroads, ride sharing, and mass transit.

Please submit only sites which focus on the entire state. If your site''s focus is at the regional, county or local level, please find a more appropriate sub category.

Please note, sites pertaining to the transportation industry (shipping, trucking, cargo, etc) should be submitted to Business and Economy/Industries.

This category includes area attractions and resources for those traveling in North Carolina, including tourist guides. County and locality sites are in the appropriate sub-category.
Submissions to this category should be relevant to more than one region of North Carolina. They should contain useful and productive content that would benefit the visitor to the state. All submissions should be directed to the most specific category. The editors of this category of the Open Directory reserve the right not to list your site, and to delete it after its addition. Multiple submissions, especially to inappropriate categories, will not be tolerated. Your cooperation is appreciated.

Please submit state and locality listings to the Regional category where the facility is physically located.

For example, a hotel in San Antonio, Texas, USA should be submitted to Regional/North_America/United_States/Texas/Localities/S/San_Antonio/Travel_and_Tourism/Lodging/Hotels/

Submitting to the wrong category will delay and/or prevent your site from being listed in the directory.

Weather is the state of the atmosphere at a given time and place, with respect to variables such as temperature, moisture, wind velocity, and barometric pressure.
This category is for sites that offer weather information for the entire state. Individual city weather information should be submitted to the proper locality.