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Roanoke Rapids is a city in Halifax County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 16,957 at the 2000 census. It is the principal city of the Roanoke Rapids Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Roanoke Rapids is located at 36°27′16″N 77°39′17″W / 36.45444°N 77.65472°W / 36.45444; -77.65472 (36.454528, -77.654822).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.9 square miles (20 km), of which, 7.8 square miles (20 km) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km) of it (0.51%) is water.
The town is located at the beginning of the North Carolina Piedmont, on the Roanoke River at the fall line, which marks the area where an upland region (continental bedrock) and a coastal plain (coastal alluvia) meet. The fall line is typically prominent where a river crosses it, for there will usually be rapids or waterfalls. Because of these features, river boats typically could not travel any further inland. Because settlements needed a port and a ready supply…

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