Located in the southeast region of the United States, North Carolina is the nation’s 9th largest state in terms of population and is divided into 100 counties. The state is bordered by four states, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia, as well as the Atlantic Ocean along its eastern side. North Carolina is home to one of the largest banking centers in the U.S., coming in third behind number 1 New York City and number 2 San Francisco.
The state also features Research Triangle Park, home to the country’s largest research park, nestled within the three cities of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, and representative of each corresponding city’s research universities located in those three cities (North Carolina State University, Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill).
North Carolina’s state capital is Raleigh, with an estimated population of just over 460,000. The state’s most populated city is Charlotte with approximately 859,000 residents while the state, overall, has a population of just over 9.5 million. The state features a wide variety of typography and elevations.
The coastal areas are known for its popular vacation locations such as Hatteras Island, Nags Head, and Sunset Beach while the Blue Ridge Mountains and Mount Mitchell, the highest peak in the United States east of the Mississippi River at 6,684 feet, give vacationers an alternative to coastal views.
One of the earliest settlements in the United States was established in North Carolina by Sir Walter Raleigh, the namesake of the state’s capital, in the late 1580s. In 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state to ratify the U.S. Constitution and brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright made the first successful flight of a heavier-than-air, self-propelled aircraft near Kitty Hawk on the North Carolina coast.
Sales Tax on Gold and Silver in North Carolina
Per the passing of House Bill 434, North Carolina has implemented a sales tax exemption on precious metals. Specifically, the bill exempts “sales of non-coin currency, investment in metal bullion, and other investment coins (defined as numismatic coins or other forms of money and legal tender manufactured of the metal under the laws of the United States or any foreign nation with a fair market value greater than any statutory of nominal value of such coins).
Local Gold and Silver Dealers in North CarolinaIf you are looking for coin shops in specific cities located in the state of North Carolina be sure to check out our other local directory pages:
Local coin shops in Charlotte, NC
Local coin shops in Raleigh, NC
Local coin shops in Greensboro, NC
Local coin shops in Durham, NC
Local coin shops in Winston-Salem, NC
Local coin shops in Fayetteville, NC
Local coin shops in Cary, NC
Local coin shops in Wilmington, NC
Local coin shops in High Point, NC