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Lake Comfortcommunity on the S shore of Lake Mattamuskeet in central Hyde County.
Lake Craigon Swannanoa River in central Buncombe County near the E boundary of Asheville. The Asheville Recreation Park is located near the dam. Named for Governor Locke Craig (1860-1925), whose home was nearby. The lake covers approx. 55 acres. Was a source of water for the city of Asheville prior to about 1903.
Lake Creekflows SE from Black Lake into South River in E Bladen County.
Lake Creek Townshipin E Bladen County.
Lake Devincentral Granville County on Hatcher's Run, was formed in 1954 as a source of water for the town of Oxford. Covers 100 acres; max. depth 40 ft. Named for former chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, W. A. Devin, a resident of Oxford.
Lake Drainflows E from Singletary Lake in E Bladen County into Colly Creek.
Lake Edenon a tributary of North Fork [Swannanoa River], E Buncombe County at the former site of Black Mountain College.
Lake Emoryon Little Tennessee River in central Macon County. Covers 200 acres; max. depth 20 ft. Formed 1925. Used by Nantahala Power & Light Company to generate electricity.
Lake FisherNE Cabarrus County. Formed in 1946 by a dam on Cold Water Creek. Covers 277 acres; max. depth 30 ft. Named for L. A. Fisher, superintendent of Concord water and power department. Used for fishing and as a source of water for the city of Concord.
Lake FranklinE Anson County SE of Lilesville. Covers approx. 5 acres; max. depth 25 ft. Formed in 1908 when gravel was removed from the site. Named for the owner of the property from which the gravel was dug.

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