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Mortimer, North Carolina is a ghost town in Wilson Creek Township, Caldwell County, in the northwestern part of the state.

Once a mill town with a population of around 800, the town flooded in 1940 and was subsequently abandoned. Several remains are extant today, including machinery from the mill and the foundations of several buildings.

Coordinates: 35°59′07″N 81°45′40″W / 35.98528°N 81.76111°W / 35.98528; -81.76111

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