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Boone is in Watauga County, in the North Carolina Mountains. It is the home of Appalachian State University..

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  1. Boone was named after famous American pioneer and explorer Daniel Boone.
  2. Boone is a center for bluegrass musicians and Appalachian storytellers.
  3. Boone is the home of Appalachian State University, which was founded as a teacher's college in 1899 by brothers B.B. and D.D. Dougherty.

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