Linwood, North Carolina

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Linwood, North Carolina
Unincorporated community
Linwood is located in North Carolina
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°45′02″N 80°19′04″W / 35.75056°N 80.31778°W / 35.75056; -80.31778Coordinates: 35°45′02″N 80°19′04″W / 35.75056°N 80.31778°W / 35.75056; -80.31778
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Davidson
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 27299

Linwood is a small unincorporated community (ZIP Code 27299) just south of Lexington in Davidson County, North Carolina, United States.[1] The area contains operations of several important companies in Davidson County, including Keply Hardwood, Legget-Platt, PPG Industries, and Halyard Health. Three major transportation systems serve the area: Interstate 85, the Davidson County Airport, and Norfolk Southern Railway's Spencer classification yard. Linwood was named for the nearby plantation of William Rainey Holt (1798-1868), a physician and early innovator in farming techniques. Part of the community (mainly the area industries) has been annexed by the city of Lexington. Public High Schools that have districts that are in Linwood are Central Davidson High School and West Davidson High School.

Beallmont, Jersey Baptist Church Cemetery, and Jersey Settlement Meeting House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

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