Happykitty47 write: Nope, Eye, Shallote, N.C., near the coast
And for those of you who don't know, that would be pronounced "Shah-L'OAT." Kinda like "Shalom" but with a "T." The first time I was ever down there and met some of the locals I thought they were from England. What a strange accent to find here in the South!
I guessed mountains because I read a book on the history of this state and it said that most of the original mountain settlers were Scotch, Irish, and a few Germans thrown in for good measure.