Alexander County, North Carolina
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In 1946, Elwood "Buck" Perry of Taylorsville (pop. 1,799) invented the popular Spoonplug fishing lure. Before witnesses, he cast the Spoonplug 30 times—and caught 30 bass. Perry died at age 90 August 2005.
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Alexander County was formed in 1847 from Iredell County, Wilkes County and Caldwell County. It is surrounded by Catawba County, Caldwell County, Wilkes County and Iredell County. Taylorsville is the county seat. The county was named for William J Alexander, a member of the legislature and Speaker of the NC House of Commons.
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