"Tar Heel State"
Fact: North Carolina, the northern part of the English colony of Carolana, was named in honor of Charles I of England.
Size: 52,672 SQ. MI.
Statehood: November 21, 1789, 12th state.
Motto:"To be rather then to seem"
Tree: Southern Pine
Flower: Flowering Dogwood
Song: "The Old North State"by William Gaston
HC Punk Band: C.O.C