Then and Now - North Carolina Fire Departments

Originally presented as a series of articles on FireNews.net in 2006 and 2007.


Early twentieth-century summaries of North Carolina fire departments as recorded by the Sanborn Map Company for their fire insurance maps.

1 - Down East

Beaufort, Belhaven, Kinston, LaGrange, Morehead City, New Bern, Wallace, Wilmington
        7 - Warrenton West

Henderson, Leaksville-Spray, Louisburg, Oxford, Reidsville, Roxboro, Warrenton
 
 
2 - Northern Mountains

Asheville, Broughton Hospital, Elkin, Lenoir, Marion, Morganton, Mount Airy, North Wilkesboro, Old Fort
    8 - West Central

Albemarle, Concord, East Spencer, Monroe, Mooresville, Salisbury, Spencer, Statesville, Wadesboro
 
 
3 - Charlotte West

Belmont, Charlotte, Cherryville, Davidson, Gastonia, Hickory, Lincolnton, Mount Holly, Newton
    9 - Northeast Central

Enfield, Littleton, Nashville, Roanoke Rapids, Rocky Mount, Rosemary, Weldon, Wilson
 
 
4 - The Triangle

Benson, Burlington, Chapel Hill, Durham, Graham, Raleigh, Selma, Smithfield
    10 - Western

Andrews, Brevard, Canton, Forest City, Hendersonville, Kings Mountain, Murphy, Rutherfordton, Shelby, Waynesville
 
 
5 - The Triad

Asheboro, Greensboro, High Point, Kernersville, Lexington, Thomasville, Winston-Salem
    11 - Southeast Central

Ayden, Edenton, Elizabeth City, Farmville, Greenville, Hertford, Plymouth, Tarboro, Williamston
 
 
6 - Fayetteville to Goldsboro

Clinton, Fairmont, Fayetteville, Goldsboro, Lumberton, Maxton, Mount Olive, Red Springs, Roseboro, Rowland
    12 - Dunn to Pinehurst

Carthage, Dunn, Hamlet, Laurinburg, Pinehurst, Rockingham, Sanford, Southern Pines
 
 


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