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Falling Creekcommunity in N Lenoir County on the stream of the same name. The Croom family operated a store there early in the nineteenth century, and it was the site of a free public school in 1840.
Falling Creekrises in NE Sampson County and flows NE into W Wayne County, where it enters Beaverdam Creek. See also Thoroughfare Swamp.
Falling Creekrises in E Richmond County and flows W into Hitchcock Creek.
Falling Creekrises in SW Greene County and flows SE across Lenoir County into Neuse River. Appears in local records as early as 1730-35.
Falling Creekrises in NW Catawba County and flows NE into Catawba River.
Falling Creek Townshipcentral Lenoir County.
Falling HollowSW Watauga County on the head of Watauga River.
Falling Rock Creekrises in W Haywood County, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, near lat. 35°36'56" N., long. 83°10'40" W. Flows NE to join Beech Creek in forming Palmer Creek. Named when an overhanging rock cliff on a stream where hunters, fishermen, and others camped fell after being heated by a big campfire. One person was killed and others were injured.
Falling RunSee Deep Creek.
Falling Water Branchrises in S Yancey County and flows W into Cane River.

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