NHSC STATE-BY-STATE GUIDE TO PRIMARY CARE OPPORTUNITIES
The Tar Heel State has immaculate beaches, top-of-the-line golf courses, and the Blue Ridge Mountains—the highest mountain range in the Eastern United States. The long eastern shoreline of North Carolina provides warm, sandy beaches and access to its offshore islands. Historic sites across the state feature battlefields and mansions of the past. Cities such as Raleigh and Charlotte feature urban amenities with a Southern twist.
State Health Facts
Health Workforce Information
Avg. Annual Rainfall (in inches): 48.4
Avg. Annual Snowfall (in inches): 5.9
Avg. Sunny Days per Year: 213
Avg. Temperature Range (in degrees farenheit rounded): 30 to 88
Capital City: Raleigh
Elevation Above Sea Level: 776
Area in Square Miles: 48,718 sq. mi.