Faro, North Carolina

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Faro, North Carolina
Unincorporated community
Faro, North Carolina is located in North Carolina
Faro, North Carolina
Faro, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°30′42″N 77°50′38″W / 35.51167°N 77.84389°W / 35.51167; -77.84389Coordinates: 35°30′42″N 77°50′38″W / 35.51167°N 77.84389°W / 35.51167; -77.84389
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Wayne
Elevation 121 ft (37 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 919 & 984
GNIS feature ID 1010605[1]

Faro is an unincorporated community in Wayne County, North Carolina, United States.[1]

1961 Goldsboro B-52 crash[edit]

In Faro—12 miles (19 km) north of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base—two hydrogen bombs dropped during the 1961 Goldsboro B-52 crash[2] as the aircraft broke up in flight.[3] The crash site is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) southwest of Faro on Big Daddy's Road.[4]

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