|Mabel||community in N Watauga County on Cove Creek.|
|Mabry||community in central Stanly County served by post office, 1889-1906.|
|Macay's Mill||an early Rowan County landmark. It was used as a recruiting place for soldiers during the Revolutionary War as well as a point of discharge. It was owned for many years by Judge Spruce Macay, who taught Andrew Jackson law in Salisbury. The mill, on Grants Creek in the SE section of the county, was built by Thomas Frohock and later sold to Macay. The mill was used until World War I, although the millpond was drained about 1870 because of fever epidemics. Appears on the Collet map, 1770, as Frohock Mill.|
|Macclesfield||town in S Edgecombe County. Inc. 1901 and named for Macclesfield, England, town of origin of the ancestors of Henry Clark Bridgers, founder of East Carolina Railroad. Alt. 100.|
|Mace Branch||rises in N McDowell County on the S slope of Stony Knob and flows SE about 1½ mi. into Rag Creek.|
|Macedonia||community in S Cherokee County.|
|Macedonia||community in W Chowan County at the mouth of Rockyhock Creek. Named for local Baptist church.|
|Macedonia||community in W Montgomery County served by post office, 1841-1908.|
|Macedonia||community in W Wake County between Swift Creek and Walnut Creek.|
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