|Eads Gap||SE Buncombe County between Chestnut Flats and Garren Mountain.|
|Eagle||community in W Iredell County served by post office, 1848-1907.|
|Eagle Branch||See Spread Eagle Branch.|
|Eagle Cliff||NE Mitchell County between Fork Mountain and Roan Mountain.|
|Eagle Creek||is formed in NW Swain County in Great Smoky Mountains National Park by the junction of Gunna Creek and Tub-Mill Creek. It flows SW into Fontana Lake. Named for the fact that a nest of eagles was found near its head.|
|Eagle Creek||is formed in SE Clay County by the junction of Left Fork and Right Fork and flows NW into Shooting Creek. Known also as Eagle Fork Creek.|
|Eagle Falls||a low falls on Dan River, W central Rockingham County. Land adjacent was granted to Charles Galloway in 1745, and early county courts were held on his property. Eagle Falls plantation there, occupied by the Galloway family for many years and later passed to descendants named Carter. The house is now used for farm storage. See also Jackson.|
|Eagle Fork Creek||See Eagle Creek.|
|Eagle Gap||W Cherokee County between Fowler Bend and Hiwassee Dam.|
|Eagle Knob||on the Jackson-Macon county line. Alt. 4,500.|
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