|Zillicoah||See French Broad River.|
|Zilphy Creek||rises in S central Stokes County and flows E into Dan River.|
|Zion||community in SW Lincoln County served by post office, 1900-1901.|
|Zion||community in SW Yadkin County served by post office, 1856-95.|
|Zionville||community in N Watauga County on Cove Creek. Alt. 3,159.|
|Zircon Mountain||S Henderson County near Freeman Creek.|
|Zirconia||community in S Henderson County. Alt. 2,084. Named for zircon mines operated there in the 1880s. Zircon discovered there in 1869.|
|Zoar||community in SE Union County near Lanes Creek. Served by post office, 1876-1900.|
|Zorah||community in NE Craven County served by post office, 1888-1904. Now known as Caton for David Caton, donor of land for local school.|
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