|Academy Crossroads||See Nahunta.|
|Ace Enloe Ridge||NE Swain County in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, a short spur of Hughes Ridge.|
|Acme||town in NE Columbus County on Livingston Creek. Known originally as Livingston for the creek. Inc. 1905 as Cronly and named for local landowner; name changed to Acme in 1911 for Acme Manufacturing Company, producer of fertilizer. Produces fertilizer and paper. Alt. 37.|
|Acorn||community on Jones Pond E Gates County. Sometimes also known as Acorn Hill.|
|Acorn Hill||See Acorn.|
|Acre||community in N central Beaufort County. Long Acre appears on the Collet map, 1770, as a ridge in the Dismal Swamp of NE Beaufort and S Washington Counties. It supported a post road from Plymouth to Bath. It is called Long Acre on various maps until Kerr, 1882, where it is marked "Long Acre Ridge." Long Acre community grew up at the S end of the ridge, and a post office there from 1883 to 1907 was called Acresville. By 1917 it was called Acre from the railroad name, and the ridge was no longer recorded on maps. Alt. 32.|
|Acton||community between Enka and Sulphur Springs, central Buncombe County.|
|Ad Tate Knob||on Utah Mountain in central Haywood County.|
This content is from the North Carolina Gazetteer, edited by William S. Powell and Michael Hill. Copyright © 2010 by the University of North Carolina Press. Used by permission of the publisher. For personal use and not for further distribution. Please submit permission requests for other use directly to the publisher.
Have a comment about the North Carolina Gazetteer? Tell us! Send NCpedia staff a message.