|Hampton Branch||rises in E Madison County and flows SW into Puncheon Fork Creek.|
|Hampton Branch||rises in N Yancey County and flows NE into Mine Fork Creek.|
|Hampton Lake||in S Jackson County on Fowler Creek at High Hampton Estate about 1 mi. E of town of Cashiers. Named for Wade Hampton, South Carolina governor and Confederate general, founder of the estate. Was formed in 1918 and today covers 24 acres, with a max. depth of 25 ft. Used for recreation.|
|Hampton Lodge||community on N end of Church Island in central Currituck County.|
|Hampton Township||NW Davidson County.|
|Hamptonville||town in S Yadkin County near South Deep Creek. Settled about 1738; chartered 1818, but long inactive in municipal affairs. Named for Hampton family, early settlers who came from England.|
|Hamrick||community in SE Yancey County on South Toe River.|
|Hams Crossroads||community in E Pitt County.|
|Hancock Bay||E Carteret County between Tusk Creek and Middens Creek.|
|Hancock Creek||rises in S Craven County and flows N into Neuse River. Now within the limits of Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station. Appears as Handcocks Creek on the Moseley map, 1733. See also Hancock Town.|
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