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Lake Pointpoint of land on the SW tip of Durant Island, central Dare County.
Lake Raleighin central Wake County on Walnut Creek. Formed in 1900. Covers 72 acres and has max. depth of 25 ft. Used for municipal water supply.
Lake Reidsvillein Rockingham County on Troublesome Creek. Built in 1972 to serve as part of Reidsville's water supply and for recreational activities such as fishing, waterskiing, and camping. Covers 750 acres.
Lake RogersSee Creedmoor Lake.
Lake Runflows S from Little Singletary Lake, NE Bladen County, into Ellis Creek.
Lake SanteetlahSee Santeetlah Lake.
Lake Sapphirecentral Transylvania County on Allison Creek approx. 1½ mi. N of town of Brevard. Covers 3 acres, with a max. depth of 30 ft. Used for recreation. See also Sapphire Lake.
Lake ScuppernongSee Lake Phelps.
Lake SequoyahSE Macon County at the head of Cullasaja River. Formed about 1920. Covers approx. 150 acres, with a max. depth of 40 ft. Owned by the town of Highlands and used as a source of power and for swimming, fishing, boating, and skating. Named for Sequoyah (1770?-1843), Indian teacher.
Lake SummitS Henderson County on Green River. Formed in 1920 as a source of power. Covers 350 acres, with a max. depth of 100 ft. A textile mill formerly operated there, and summer homes stand along the shores of the lake.

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