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Babbit's PondSee Parrish's Pond.
Bacchuscommunity in E Yancey County.
Bachelorcommunity in SE Craven County on Clubfoot Creek.
Bachelor Creekrises in S Randolph County and flows E into Richland Creek. Named for a wild stallion that is reported to have roamed through the section. People called him "Bachelor."
Bachelor Creekrises in Great Dover Swamp in NE Jones County, flows NE into central Craven County, and then turns to flow SE for approx. 3 mi. along the W border of Hog Island before entering Neuse River approx. 3½ mi. NW of town of New Bern. Approx. 14 mi. long. Appears as Batchellors Creek on the Moseley map, 1733. Formerly called Batchelder Creek. Named for Edward Batchelor.
Bachelor's Delight Swamprises in N Onslow County and flows SW into New River. Mentioned in local records as early as 1744.
Back Baya bay formed by the encircling islands of Hog Island in NE Carteret County.
Back Creekrises in central Randolph County and flows SW into Caraway Creek. The creek is dammed about 5 mi. W of Asheboro, creating a 250-acre lake that is the chief water supply of Asheboro Township.
Back Creekrises in W Orange County and flows SW into Alamance County, where it enters Haw River. Appears on the Moseley map, 1733, as Buffalo Creek.
Back Creekrises in SE Mecklenburg County and flows E into SW Cabarrus County to join Rocky River. So called because it appears to back into Rocky River rather than flow into it. Shown as Buck Creek on Kerr map, 1882, and as Black Creek on recent state highway maps.

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