The North Carolina Geographical Society…

is a professional organization for individuals across private and public entities who work with, teach about, or are simply interested in Geography. We promote geographical research and provide an avenue for continued education in the larger community. 

The 2022 Annual Meeting hosted by UNCG

The NCGS Annual Meeting was hosted by the University of North Carolina at Greensboro on Friday, March 18 in the brand new Nursing and Instructional Building. We would like to extend a thank you to all presenters and participants for making the conference a success. We would also like to thank UNCG for hosting the event. For more information about individual presentations, see the Spring 2022 Meeting page

The North Carolina Geographer

The NCGS would like to thank all authors who submitted articles to Volume 20 of The North Carolina Geographer. The newest issue offers research articles discussing and analyzing a variety of pertinent issues across the state of North Carolina. The following articles made this issue a success:

To access archived issues of the journal, please visit the submission page. You can also view the most recent issue using the following link: The North Carolina Geographer, Volume 20.  

NCGS Membership

Membership in the society provides you with a number of professional and networking opportunities, as well as:

  • exclusive access to the North Carolina Geographer for one year;
  • direct access to the archives of the North Carolina Geographer; and
  • reduced rates for society events and workshops.

If you are not able to attend our annual meetings, you can still become a NCGS member.

NCGS Nominations

The following positions are currently open for nominations or volunteers for 2021-2022. If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else for a position or you have additional questions, please contact Jesse M. Lane at

Positions open for nominations:

  • Article reviewer for the NC Geographer

"Geography is a subject which holds the key to our future."

Michael Palin