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South Wadesborotown in central Anson County. Wadesboro Cotton Mill built there in 1892. Town inc. in 1893, but long inactive in municipal affairs.
Wadesborotown and county seat, central Anson County. Authorized to be est. 1783 as county seat. Called New Town until 1787, when it was changed to Wadesboro to honor Col. Thomas Wade, Revolutionary War patriot and brother-in-law of Patrick Boggan, pioneer settler. Alt. 423. Scientists from all over the United States and Europe gathered there in 1900 to view a total eclipse of the sun. Produces hosiery, textiles, wooden boxes, bricks, hoists, medical supplies, and food products.
Wadesboro City PondS central Anson County on Jones Creek. Formed 1938. Covers 75 acres, with a max. depth of 25 ft. Municipal water supply, fishing, and boating.
Wadesboro Townshipcentral Anson County.
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