|Cabo de Trafalgar||See Cape Fear.|
|Cabot||community in S Cleveland County served by post office, 1898-1902.|
|Cackalacky||modern variant homonym of Carolina that gained use in popular culture after World War II. Origin variously attributed to tsalaki, Cherokee word for native people, and to cocklaleechie, a traditional Scottish soup.|
|Cadon Branch||rises in S Macon County and flows SW into Tessentee Creek.|
|Cadon Gap||S Macon County at the head of Whiterock Branch.|
|Cadwell Creek||rises in Virginia and flows SW into N Stokes County. Turning slightly to the NW, it flows back into Virginia.|
|Caesar Austin Branch||rises in central Clay County and flows SE into Tusquitee Creek. Named for an early black settler who lived on the branch.|
|Caesar Swamp||rises in W Sampson County and flows SE into Little Coharie Creek.|
|Caesar's Branch||rises in N Franklin County and flows NE into Little Shocco Creek.|
|Caffey Gap||S Watauga County on the head of Laurel Creek.|
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