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Wake Foresttown in NE Wake County between Hatters Branch and Richland Creek. Settled 1823. Inc. 1880 as "town of Wake Forest College," but referred to after the turn of the century as Wake Forest. Named for large wooded areas of N Wake County. Home of Wake Forest College (1834-1956) until it was moved to Winston-Salem. Home of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary since 1951. Produces textiles. Alt. 400.
Wake Forest TownshipNE Wake County.
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