Level Cross, Randolph County, North Carolina

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Level Cross, North Carolina
Level Cross, North Carolina is located in North Carolina
Level Cross, North Carolina
Level Cross, North Carolina
Location of Level Cross in North Carolina
Level Cross, North Carolina is located in the US
Level Cross, North Carolina
Level Cross, North Carolina
Level Cross, North Carolina (the US)
Coordinates: Coordinates: 35°53′16″N 79°48′28″W / 35.887659°N 79.807863°W / 35.887659; -79.807863
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
CountyRandolph
Elevation
820 ft (250 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)336
GNIS feature ID988368

Level Cross[1] is an unincorporated community in Randolph County, North Carolina at U.S. Route 220's intersection with Branson Mill Road. Level Cross is located a few miles north of Randleman.

Naming[edit]

The community was so named on account of its flat main intersection, or level crossroads.[2]

Notable Residents[edit]

It is the hometown of Richard Petty who was born there in 1937.[3] It is the hometown of Richard Petty's father, Lee Petty

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Level Cross, Randolph County, North Carolina
  2. ^ Tucker, Tom (Mar 18, 1981). "Richard Petty's stock car heaven". The Miami News. pp. B1. Retrieved 1 November 2015.
  3. ^ http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/758273/Richard-Petty