|Navassa||community in NE Brunswick County on Cape Fear River. Historically African American, center for Gullah Geechee culture and traditions.|
|Navy Yard Lake||E Anson County SE of Lilesville. Covers approx. 10 acres; max. depth 15 ft. Formed early in the twentieth century when gravel was removed from the site.|
|Naylors Knob||central Caldwell County. Named for James Nailor, an early settler.|
|Nazareth||community in central Wake County S of Raleigh. Settled 1898. Named for the biblical town by Rev. Thomas Price, who est. a Roman Catholic orphanage there. Alt. 325.|
|Neal||community in W Bertie County.|
|Neal Branch||rises in SW Mecklenburg County and flows NW into Stowe Branch.|
|Neal Branch||rises in S Wake County and flows E into Swift Creek.|
|Neal Creek||short stream in N central Carteret County that flows NE into South River.|
|Neal Gut||a narrow, water-filled defile in central Franklin County that empties into Tar River.|
|Neals Creek||rises in SE Yancey County and flows NW into Big Lost Cove Creek.|
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