|Aarons Creek||rises in NW Granville County and flows NE into Virginia, where it enters Dan River.|
|Abbot Top||mountain in central Cherokee County between Hiwassee River and West Prong Grape Creek.|
|Abbots Island||See Croatoan Island.|
|Abbott's Creek||rises in N Wake County and flows NE into Neuse River.|
|Abbotts Creek||community in NE Davidson County. A Primitive Baptist church was founded there in 1756. Gen. Nathanael Greene camped there in February 1781 before the Battle of Guilford Courthouse.|
|Abbotts Creek||rises in NE Davidson County and flows SW into Yadkin River. Appears as Abbots Creek on the Collet map, 1770.|
|Abbotts Creek Township||NE Davidson County.|
|Abbotts Creek Township||SE Forsyth County.|
|Abbotts Township||SW Bladen County.|
|Abbottsburg||town in SW Bladen County. Inc. 1903. Alt. approx. 99. Named for Joseph C. Abbott (1825-81), president of the Cape Fear Building Company there.|
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