Reidsville (rēdsˈvĭl) [key], industrial city (1990 pop. 12,183), Rockingham co., N N.C.; settled c.1815, inc. 1873. It is a tobacco center, and manufactures include industrial gases; metal, concrete, plastic, and paper products; cigarettes; and textiles and apparel.
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