|Abel Bay||SW Hyde County in the mouth of Pungo River.|
|Abel's Creek||rises in North River Pocosin in S Camden County and flows E into North River.|
|Abells||community in NE Johnston County served by post office, 1880-1900.|
|Aberdeen||town in S Moore County. Inc. 1893. Known originally as Blue's Crossing after settler Malcolm Blue. Renamed in 1887 by resident John Graham, who had formerly lived in Aberdeen, Miss., which in turn was named for the seaport in Scotland. Economy caters to golf and tourist industry and area military bases. Produces carpets, hosiery, textiles, furniture, and canned foods. Alt. 339.|
|Aberdeen Creek||rises in S Moore County and flows SW into Lumber River. Known as Devil's Gut Creek or Devils Creek until early in the twentieth century.|
|Aberly||community in E Onslow County.|
|Abernethy||community in W Iredell County.|
|Abernethy Creek||rises in SW Gaston County and flows NE and SE in an arc into Crowders Creek.|
|Abes Mountain||SW Cleveland County near Broad River. Alt. 950.|
|Abi||community in central Stanly County served by post office, 1894-1907.|
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