|Eaglenest Branch||rises in E Transylvania County near Black Knob and flows NE into Little River.|
|Eaglenest Creek||rises in W Haywood County and flows SE into Richland Creek.|
|Eaglenest Mountain||W Haywood County on the head of Eaglenest Creek.|
|Eaglenest Ridge||W Haywood County, extends E from Rattlesnake Knob to Eaglenest Mountain.|
|Eagles Island||a group of swampy islands in W New Hanover County between Cape Fear and Brunswick Rivers opposite Wilmington. Named for Joseph and Richard Eagle, eighteenth-century settlers in the vicinity. See also Dram Tree Point. Appears as Cranes Island on the Ogilby map, 1671.|
|Eagleton Point||point of land extending NW from Colington Island into the waters of Kitty Hawk Bay, N Dare County. Also known as North Point and Eggleston Point.|
|Eagletown||community in SE Northampton County; an early Quaker settlement. Served by post office, 1887-1907.|
|Eakers Corner||community on Stoney Run in W Cleveland County.|
|Earl||town in S Cleveland County. Inc. 1889, but long inactive in municipal affairs. Named for Abel Earl, local landowner. Alt. 925. Produced manufactured fibers.|
|Earl Mountain||NE Rutherford County between the head of Duncans Creek and South Creek.|
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