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East Kings Mountainformer town in W Gaston County on the Cleveland County line. Inc. 1907. By popular vote, it was transferred to Cleveland County in 1915. Became a part of Kings Mountain, which see, in 1923.
Kings Mountaina range about 3 mi. long in SE Cleveland and SW Gaston Counties extending into South Carolina. The highest peak, The Pinnacle, is at the N end of the range, separated from the rest of the range by Sherrars Gap. The Battle of Kings Mountain, October 7, 1780, was fought a short distance S in South Carolina.
Kings MountainN Jackson County between Tuckasegee River and Cope Creek.
Kings Mountaincity in SE Cleveland County. Inc. 1874. Alt. 995. Named for the mountain 7 mi. s. In 1923 East Kings Mountain, which see, became a part of Kings Mountain. Produces textiles, lumber, minerals, and hosiery.
Kings Mountain Townshipformer township in SE Cleveland County, now township no. 4.
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