Wood, North Carolina

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Coordinates: 36°11′04″N 78°03′26″W / 36.18444°N 78.05722°W / 36.18444; -78.05722 Wood (formerly, Wood's Store) is a small unincorporated community in northeastern Franklin County, North Carolina, on North Carolina Highway 561 east of Centerville. Settled in 1893, Wood was incorporated as a town in 1917.[1] The town charter was repealed on May 5, 1961.[2] Wood lies at an elevation of 322 feet (98 m).[1]

Archibald Taylor House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[3]


  1. ^ a b Wood, North Carolina (1968). The North Carolina Gazetteer: A Dictionary of Tar Heel Places. Written by William S. Powell. University of North Carolina Press. Library of Congress Card Catalog #68-25916.
  2. ^ North Carolina General Assembly, Chapter 365, House Bill 485, Repeal of Charter for Town of Wood, 1961 Session, Retrieved Apr. 12, 2017.
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.