|Bahama||(ba-HAY-ma), community in N Durham County. Settled about 1880. Originally called Balltown until renamed. Bahama coined from the first two letters of the names of three prominent families-Ball, Harris, and Mangum. For a time in the nineteenth century, the post office name was Hunkadora. Alt. 507.|
|Bailey||town in SW Nash County. Settled about 1860. Inc. 1908 as Baileys, named for Joe Bailey, an early settler; now known as Bailey. Alt. 233.|
|Bailey||community in W Mitchell County on Sams Branch.|
|Bailey||community in W Davie County served by post office, 1890-1902.|
|Bailey Branch||rises in N Yancey County and flows SE into Jacks Creek.|
|Bailey Branch||rises in W central Yancey County on SE slopes of Roland Knob and flows S into Cane River.|
|Bailey Branch||rises in N Yancey County and flows NE into Pigpen Creek. Named for John and Charles Bailey, early settlers.|
|Bailey Branch||rises in central Yancey County and flows SW into Pine Swamp Branch. Named for M. A. Bailey, who owned a large tract of land through which it flowed.|
|Bailey Branch||rises in S Madison County and flows N into French Broad River.|
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