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Nash MineE Cabarrus County 1½ mi. NW of Phoenix Mine Village, which see. Known as Faggart Mine in the mid-nineteenth century, when gold was mined there. Uranium was discovered there in 1954.
Nashvilletown and county seat, central Nash County. Authorized to be laid out and est., 1815. Named for Gen. Francis Nash (1742-77), Revolutionary War officer killed at Germantown. Produces lumber and apparel. Alt. 180.
Nashville Townshipcentral Nash County.
Nat Moorecommunity in SE Bladen County served by post office, 1875-1914.
Nathans Creekrises in E Ashe County and flows E into South Fork New River.
Nathans Creekcommunity in E central Ashe County. Alt. approx. 2,800.
Nations Creekrises in W Jackson County and flows NE into Tuckasegee River.
Nattie Branchrises in S Clay County and flows N into Giesky Creek.
Natural Wellscommunity in SW Duplin County served by post office, 1892-1903. Name for large limestone sinkholes in the area.
Nausegoca name appearing on the White map, 1590, in Pamlico Sound, E Dare County approx. between the present communities of Rodanthe and Salvo on Hatteras Island. The name is believed to have been an Algonquian Indian word for "take a breathing-spell," hence a resting place for those on a long canoe journey.

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