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 North Carolina Geographer

The NCGS would like to thank all authors who submitted to the most recent issue 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.  

The 2021 annual meeting held virtually on March 12, 2021.

The North Carolina Geographical Society was hosted virtually by UNC Greensboro on March 12, 2021. Check out the following links for details about the 2021 conference:

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:

  • Social Media Editor
  • Article reviewer for the NC Geographer

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

Michael Palin