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What are the "main streets" names in North Carolina's cities?

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What are the "main streets" names in North Carolina's cities?

Photos of Raleigh's main downtown street is "Fayetteville Street"

...take a look it has no center lines painted on it. Are there more major streets in Raleigh that look this way?

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Asheville: Broadway Street and Biltmore Avenue (Yes, they're the same street - north of Pack Square it's called Broadway; south of Pack Square it's Biltmore.) It's a north-south thoroughfare that carries US 25.

Historically, Broadway used to be called Main Street. Not sure when or why it was changed.

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The infamous Hay street in Fayetteville. Its all cleaned up these days...

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Roundabout intersection with hay and person street.

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Everyone has posted the main street names of most of NC's biggest cities, and if that's what was intended, then I apologize. Morganton's main street is Union St. To my knowledge, there is no street named "Main" in Morganton.

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as far as the main intersections in the downtowns, For Charlotte its Trade and Tryon Street. For Greensboro its Elm and Market Street.

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Photos of Raleigh's main downtown street is "Fayetteville Street"

...take a look it has no center lines painted on it. Are there more major streets in Raleigh that look this way?

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Back in the 1970s thru early 2000s when Fayetteville Street was a pedestrian mall, I guess Hillsborough Street temporarily had the "main street" designation. But now it's Fayetteville Street again.

Durham, Winston-Salem, High Point, Blowing Rock, Kernersville and Carrboro all have an actual Main Street.

Winston-Salem's Main Street is interesting given its history as a twin city.... South Main Street is basically what was Salem's Main while North Main Street is what was Winston's. Kinda interesting how that happened like that.

Chapel Hill has Franklin Street. Boone has King Street. Hillsborough has Churton Street.

Wilmington has Front Street...though one could make the historical argument for Water Street instead. :camera:

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Cities is a broad term I guess, but Main St in Troutman leads to Main St in Mooresville leads to Main St. in Davidson leads to Main St. in Cornelius and leads to Old Statesville Rd (which acts a "Main St.") in Huntersville. It's all route 115 alongside Lake Norman and leads to Charlotte. All five of those towns/cities take a lot of pride in Main St. culture. Oh, and although 115 bisects the center of Statesville, it is not the "Main St.", that is reserved for Front or Broad St.

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Chapel Hill has Franklin Street. Boone has King Street. Hillsborough has Churton Street.

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Church Street in Burlington, Williamson Ave in Elon, Main Street in Graham, and Center Street in Mebane

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I wonder how many of the varied "main streets" still carry a US or State highway designation?

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