Carolina Curious

Carolina Curious: Why does NC have 100 counties?

Since North Carolina was founded, the boundaries, borders, and even the names of the state's counties have changed at times. But what about the number of counties? A WFDD listener recently asked: Why does the state have 100? In the latest installment of Carolina Curious, WFDD's DJ Simmons looks into how this figure came to be, and if it's possible for it to change.