Winston-Salem is a city in North Carolina. It is the county seat and largest city of Forsyth County and the fourth-largest city. in the state. Winston-Salem is the second largest municipality in the Piedmont Triad region and is home to the tallest office buildings in the region, such as the Wachovia Center. It is called the “Twin City” for its dual heritage, or “Camel City”, a reference to Camel cigarettes and the city’s prominent tobacco industry; some locals use “Winston” in informal speech. Winston-Salem is home to three universities: Wake Forest University, a nationally distinguished private university, Winston-Salem State University, an HBCU founded in 1892, and UNC School of the Arts.