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Eagle Knobin central Graham County between Sweetwater Creek and Mountain Creek.
Eagle MillsSee Eagle.
Eagle Millscommunity in NE Iredell County. Mill operated by the Eagle family there burned by Stoneman's raiders, 1865, later rebuilt. A grain mill is now operated on Hunting Creek at the site.
Eagle Mills TownshipNE Iredell County.
Eagle Rocktown in E Wake County. A printing press operated there as early as 1854. Named for a rock on which an eagle fell when shot by Thomas Richard Debnum, around whose home the town developed. Inc. 1911, when lumber industry thrived there. Long inactive in municipal affairs. Alt. 326.
Eagle Rockmountain on Swain County, N.C.-Sevier County, Tenn., line between Pecks Corner and Copper Gap. Alt. 5,950-6,000.
Eagle Rock Covevalley of Eagle Rock Creek, NE Buncombe County.
Eagle Rock Creekrises in Great Craggy Mountains, NE Buncombe County, and flows SW into Beetree Reservoir.
Eagle Springscommunity in W Moore County. Settled about 1890. Site of a mineral spring, it probably was named for the Eagle family, which settled in the vicinity in the eighteenth century. Alt. 668.
Eagle Swamprises in N Lenoir County and flows SE into Contentnea Creek.

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