What Indigenous territories am I in?
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About New Hanover County, North Carolina
New Hanover County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2020 census, the population was 225,702. Though the second-smallest county in North Carolina by land area, it is one of the most populous, as its county seat, Wilmington, is one of the state's largest communities. The county was created in 1729 as New Hanover Precinct and gained county status in 1739. New Hanover County is included in the Wilmington, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area, which also includes neighboring Pender and Brunswick counties.
What native lands am I currently in?
Find the Indigenous territories you are currently on. Consider the Indigenous history of your area and reflect on the effects of colonization by exploring the native lands at your location. Data provided by Native Land. Data should be considered approximate and should not by itself be considered an authoritative source.