|Afton||community in SW Warren County between Lees Branch and the head of Richneck Creek. Post office est. 1874 but discontinued in 1919.|
|Afton Run||stream, rises in N Cabarrus County and flows S into Coddle Creek. Also appears in early documents as Ashton Run and Astin's Run.|
|Agate||community in NW Hertford County served by post office, 1892-1906.|
|Aggie Run||is formed in NW Beaufort County by the junction of Old Ford Swamp and Snoad Branch. It flows S into Tranters Creek.|
|Agiqua||See French Broad River.|
|Agnela||community in SW Hertford County.|
|Aho||community in S Watauga County near the heads of Stony Branch, Moore Branch, and Buffalo Creek. It is said that a group of men gathered to select a name for the community but, being unable to agree on a name, decided that the next word spoken by any one of them would be accepted. After a long silence, B. B. Dougherty arose, stretched, and said "Aho!"|
|Ahoskie||town in S Hertford County. Post office as early as 1828 named Ahosky Ridge. Inc. 1893. Name of Indian origin, spelled Ahostsky and Ahostskey as early as 1719. Produces apparel, lumber, and wooden containers. Alt. 59.|
|Ahoskie Creek||rises in SE Northampton County and flows NE into Hertford County, where it enters Ahoskie Swamp.|
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