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Rocky Mount is located in Edgecombe County east of Raleigh, between Wilson and Roanoke Rapids along US Highway 301 on the banks of the Tar River near Tarboro, Nashville, Dortches, Gold Rock, and Whitakers. The name comes from the rocky mound at the falls of the Tar River, which was also the site of one of the first cotton mills in North Carolina, the Rocky Mount Mills was established in 1818.

Rocky Mount is part of the Rocky Mount, North Carolina metro area.

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Hampton Roads Greek Festival Hampton Roads VA May30-June2 Winner of the Peninsula Gold Award for best outdoor festival in 2012.
Virginia Pork Festival Emporia VA June12 The Virginia Pork Festival is one of the East Coast's largest food festivals, combines outstanding pork dishes with continuous live music from multiple stages.
John Blue Cotton Festival Laurinburg NC October12-13 Performances on an outdoor stage,vendor area with beautifully displayed crafts, clothing, and artwork, and wonderful food prepared by all of the food vendors.