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CHAPTER 85 AN ACT TO ESTABLISH GRADED SCHOOLS IN THE TOWN OF ENFIELD. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
That all territory lying within the corporate limits of the town of Enfield. and all of the portion of Halifax County not embraced within said corporate limits, but lying contiguous thereto within the following boundaries, to-wit: Said territory shall extend for the distance of two and one-half miles north and south each way from the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company’s ticket office in said town, and it shall extend east from said office three miles and west two and one-half miles, including a rectangular parallelogram five and one-half miles in length and five miles in width, with said ticket office as the basis of measurement or beginning point; shall be and is hereby constituted a public school district for white and colored children, to be known as the Enfield Graded School District.