Fun Facts About Greensboro, NC
When the Europeans first came to today’s Greensboro, NC, the place was inhabited by a Siouan-speaking people called Saura. The settlers bought the land from the Native Americans for just $98 and branded the town as Greensborough, a name that it would hold until 1895.
The metropolis is home to many sports teams from various disciplines, including the NBA G League Greensboro Swarm, the Greensboro Grasshoppers that play in the South Atlantic Baseball League, and the Carolina Dynamo. They participate in the Premier Development Soccer League.
Back in 1905, a local man by the name of Lunsford Richardson invented the pharmaceutical cream, Vicks VapoRub, that treats chest pain and minor aches. Nowadays, the product enjoys international success, and people all over the world use it regularly.
All restaurants in Greensboro are required by law to attach a sign or a billboard of their current menu outside the establishment.
Area Codes: 336
Zip Codes: 27214, 27235, 27282, 27301, 27358, 27401, 27402, 27403, 27404, 27405, 27406, 27407, 27408, 27409, 27410, 27411, 27412, 27413, 27415, 27420, 27427, 27429, 27435, 27438, 27455, 27495, 27947, 27948, 27499
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