- A native or resident of the American state of North Carolina.
- I'm a Tar Heel born / I'm a Tar Heel bred / And when I die / I'm a Tar Heel dead.
- Someone associated with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, for example as a student, alum, or sports team member, or as a fan.
- Michael Jordan is one of many Tar Heel basketball standouts.
- A town in Bladen County in North Carolina.