|Ca-Vel||community in central Person County. Post office est. 1948. Formerly known as Bakers. Produces textiles.|
|Cabarrus||community in S Cabarrus County.|
|Cabarrus County||was formed in 1792 from Mecklenburg County. Located in the S central section of the state, it is bounded by Stanly, Union, Mecklenburg, Iredell, and Rowan Counties. It was named for Stephen Cabarrus (1754-1808), member of the General Assembly and speaker of the House of Commons. Area: 360 sq. mi. County seat: Concord, with an elevation of 704 ft. Townships are nos. 1-12, formerly Rocky River, Poplar Tent, Odell School, Kannapolis, Mount Gilead, Watts Cross Roads, Earnhardts, Mount Pleasant, Smiths, Bethel Church, Baptist Church, and Concord. Reed Gold Mine in the county was the site of the first discovery of gold in North Carolina, 1799. Produces wheat, barley, corn, cigarettes, plastics, cattle, oats, corn, cotton, poultry, dairy products, textiles, and apparel.|
|Cabbage Branch||rises in N central Anson County and flows S into Brown Creek.|
|Cabbage Inlet||appears on the Moseley map, 1733, in the barrier beach of E New Hanover County between what is now Masonboro Sound and Myrtle Sound. It was still open in 1775 but closed by 1808.|
|Cabe Branch||rises in S Swain County and flows NW into Little Tennessee River.|
|Cabin||community in E Duplin County on Cabin Creek.|
|Cabin Branch||rises in N Wilson County and flows SE into Rocky Ford Branch.|
|Cabin Branch||rises in N Wilson County and flows approx. 3 mi. S into Bloomery Swamp.|
|Cabin Branch||rises in E central Wake County and flows W into Marsh Creek near its junction with Crabtree Creek.|
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