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Calico, North Carolina
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Pitt
Elevation
39 ft (12 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID 1006154

Calico is an unincorporated community in Pitt County, North Carolina. It is located 16 miles (26 km) south of Greenville along North Carolina Highway 102.

History

A post office called Calico was established in 1882, and remained in operation until 1902. Calico was so named on account of the community being a trading point where calico was sold.

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