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Waxhawtown in W Union County between East Fork Twelvemile Creek and Waxhaw Creek. Inc. 1889. Named for Waxhaw settlements made by Scots-Irish and Germans in 1740. The name Waxhaw comes from the Waxhaw Indians, who once claimed the region between Rocky River and Catawba River. President Andrew Jackson was born nearby. Produces textiles.
Waxhaw Creekrises in W Union County and flows SW into Catawba River in South Carolina.
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