Deep Run, North Carolina

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Deep Run, North Carolina
Deep Run, North Carolina is located in North Carolina
Deep Run, North Carolina
Deep Run, North Carolina
Deep Run, North Carolina is located in the US
Deep Run, North Carolina
Deep Run, North Carolina
Coordinates: Coordinates: 35°08′44″N 77°42′14″W / 35.14556°N 77.70389°W / 35.14556; -77.70389
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyLenoir
Elevation
102 ft (31 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)252
GNIS feature ID984093

Deep Run is an unincorporated community in southern Lenoir County, North Carolina, United States. The town's estimated population is 3,013.

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The village of Deep Run was incorporated in 1925 through 1928. The mayor of the town was Mr. Johnny Blizzard.[citation needed] At one time, the town was called Red Town, due to the number of houses with red tin roofs. A once thriving town, the town's charter was canceled by the North Carolina General Assembly in the 1970s, as the town failed to meet municipal standards. Today, Deep Run is still an agricultural area, with several businesses and light industries. The community provides a fire service, water and sewer, banking, and a postal route. The main thoroughfare through the area is the North Carolina Highway 11 Bypass. The town is a quiet town with no stoplights, three churches, Pleasant Hill Masonic Lodge #304, a few small businesses, and South Lenoir High School.

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