Boogertown, North Carolina

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Boogertown, North Carolina
Boogertown, North Carolina is located in North Carolina
Boogertown, North Carolina
Boogertown, North Carolina
Location in the U.S. state of North Carolina
Boogertown, North Carolina is located in the United States
Boogertown, North Carolina
Boogertown, North Carolina
Boogertown, North Carolina (the United States)
Coordinates: Coordinates: 35°13′05″N 81°09′35″W / 35.21806°N 81.15972°W / 35.21806; -81.15972
Country United States
State North Carolina
CountyGaston
Elevation
784 ft (239 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)704
GNIS feature ID1019253

Boogertown is an unincorporated community in Gaston County, North Carolina, in the United States.[1]

Moonshiners who warned that the bogeyman lurked in the forest in order to deter visitors caused the name Boogertown to be selected.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Boogertown, North Carolina
  2. ^ Lacey, Theresa Jensen (1 October 2002). Amazing North Carolina. Thomas Nelson Inc. p. 44. ISBN 978-1-4185-3840-8.