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By Sherry Monahan

This old fashioned, picturesque group has a fascinating background. For years it used to be a rural hamlet with a close-by pond, easily referred to as Log Pond. It later grew to become Apex, and the pond was once ultimately tired within the identify of development. Apex seemed at the map end result of the coalfields in Chatham/Lee County. The coal businesses had to get their coal to Raleigh, and round 1870, the Chatham Railroad was once chugging alongside, correct by way of Log Pond. It formally turned Apex with the institution of a submit place of work. Apex placed the railroad to exploit instantly and shipped lumber, tar, turpentine, and pitch. Early on, Apex handed a couple of ordinances that a few may possibly locate within the Wild West, together with these facing whiskey, playing, and prostitution. town suffered fires within the early 1900s, yet its citizens persisted, and Apex's small-town appeal remains to be loved today.

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