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Faro, North Carolina
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Wayne
Elevation
121 ft (37 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 919 & 984
GNIS feature ID 1010605

Faro is an unincorporated community in Wayne County, North Carolina, United States.

1961 Goldsboro B-52 crash

In Faro—12 miles (19 km) north of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base—two hydrogen bombs dropped during the 1961 Goldsboro B-52 crash as the aircraft broke up in flight. The crash site is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) southwest of Faro on Big Daddy's Road.

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