Winston, a city and capital of Forsyth co., N.C, 30 miles W. of Greensboro, on the Norfolk and Western and the Southern Rs., is contiguous to Salem, with which it forms the double municipality officially known as Winston Salem. (See Salem.) It has cotton- and woollen-mills, tobacco-factories, and manufactures of knitted goods, furniture, wagons, flour, etc. Pop. in 1880, 2854; in 1890, 8018 ; in 1900, 10,008.
Salem, a city of Forsyth co., N.C., on a small affluent of the Tadkin River. 109 miles WNW. of Raleigh and 1/ 2 mile S. of Winston Salem (its banking- and post-station), on the Southern and the Norfolk and Western Rs. It contains the Salem Female Academy and College (Moravian) and has various manufacturing industries. Pop. in 1900, 3642.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
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