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High Point,

city (1990 pop. 69,496), Davidson, Guilford, and Randolph counties, N N.C., in a heavily forested Piedmont region; settled before 1750, inc. 1859. It is a trade, industrial, and commercial center for an agricultural area. Noted for the production of furniture and hosiery, the city has become a major center for discounted furniture sales. Semiannual furniture expositions are held in High Point. Of interest is the restored home of a blacksmith (1786). High Point Univ. is in the city, as is the International Home Furnishings Center, the Furniture Discovery Center, and a museum on furniture manufacture.

High Point


a city in the USA, in the state of North Carolina. Population, 67,000 (1975); including the neighboring cities of Greensboro and Durham and their common suburban area, 770,000. As of 1974,142,000 persons were employed in industry, mainly the furniture, woodworking, textile, knitwear, clothing, chemical, metalworking, and food-processing industries.

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