Boogertown, North Carolina

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Boogertown, North Carolina
Country United States
State North Carolina
CountyGaston
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.