Place:Ellerbe, Richmond, North Carolina, United States

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NameEllerbe
Alt namesThe Fair Groundssource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS37009262
TypeTown
Coordinates35.072°N 79.762°W
Located inRichmond, North Carolina, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
Ussery Family Cemetery
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Ellerbe is a town in Richmond County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 1,021 at the 2000 census. It is perhaps best known as the one-time home of professional wrestler André the Giant, who operated a nearby ranch/farm in his spare time and retirement. His ashes were scattered on his ranch after his death. Ellerbe is notable for its peaches, fruit stands and peach ice cream shops.

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