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Kimboltoncommunity in N Chatham County served by post office, 1859-1923.
Kimesvillecommunity in W Alamance and E Guilford Counties. Settled about 1745; a mill there dates from about 1788. Named for the Keim (Kime) family, a pioneer German family in the area.
Kimsey Baldon the Clay-Macon county line.
Kimsey CoveNE Cherokee County in the Valley River Mountains. An unnamed stream flowing through the cove empties into Vengeance Creek.
Kimsey CoveW Macon County at the head of Gibby Branch.
Kimsey Creekrises in S Buncombe County and flows SW into Henderson County, where it enters Cane Creek. A large lime deposit along Kimsey Creek is now used for crushed stone.
Kimsey Creekrises in SW Macon County and flows NE into Nantahala River.
Kimsey GapS Macon County between Allison Creek and Jones Creek.
Kimsey RidgeS Clay County, extends NE in an arc from Sweetwater Gap to Sweetwater Creek.
Kinacka name appearing on the Ogilby map, 1671, for the land now in Craven County between Upper Broad Creek and Swift Creek.

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