Place:Tryon, Polk, North Carolina, United States

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NameTryon
Alt namesTryon Citysource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTown
Coordinates35.209°N 82.239°W
Located inPolk, North Carolina, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Tryon is a town in Polk County, North Carolina, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,646.[1] Located in the escarpment of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the area is a center for outdoor pursuits, equestrian activity and fine arts.

Tryon Peak and the Town of Tryon are named for William Tryon, Governor of North Carolina from 1765 to 1771 in recognition of his negotiation with the Cherokee for a treaty during a bloody period of the French and Indian War.

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