Laboratory, North Carolina

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Laboratory, North Carolina
Laboratory is located in North Carolina
Laboratory
Laboratory
Laboratory is located in the United States
Laboratory
Laboratory
Coordinates: 35°26′03″N 81°15′36″W / 35.43417°N 81.26000°W / 35.43417; -81.26000Coordinates: 35°26′03″N 81°15′36″W / 35.43417°N 81.26000°W / 35.43417; -81.26000
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyLincoln
Elevation
869 ft (265 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)704
GNIS feature ID1021072[1]

Laboratory is an unincorporated community in Lincoln County, in the U.S. state of North Carolina.[1]

History[edit]

Laboratory was named for a pharmaceutical laboratory which operated there during the American Civil War.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Laboratory, North Carolina
  2. ^ Bowden, Barry (Aug 28, 1986). "State Filled With Strange Town Names". The Dispatch. p. 25. Retrieved 16 May 2015.