Parsonsville, North Carolina

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Parsonsville is an unincorporated community in Wilkes County, North Carolina, United States, close to North Wilkesboro.[1] NASCAR legend Benny Parsons was raised in the area.[2]

It was named for the Parsons family of settlers.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Parsonsville, North Carolina". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved November 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Former NASCAR champ Parsons succumbs to cancer". ESPN. Associated Press. January 17, 2007. Retrieved November 20, 2013. 
  3. ^ Byrd, Fay (19 October 2010). Wilkes County Bits and Pieces. Lulu.com. p. 304. ISBN 978-0-557-49244-2. 

Coordinates: 36°12′58″N 81°21′44″W / 36.21611°N 81.36222°W / 36.21611; -81.36222