|O'Dear Creek||rises in NW McDowell County and flows E on the N side of Pompey Ridge into Threemile Creek.|
|O'Neals Township||N Johnston County.|
|Oak City||town in NW Martin County. Site given the name Goose Nest by a Union soldier on a raid. Inc. as Conoho, 1891. Name changed to Oak City, 1905, because of confusion with Conetoe; name selected from a calendar advertising Oak City Laundry in Raleigh.|
|Oak Forest||community in E Iredell County. Settled prior to 1800. Store there operated by James Gay. Thriving business community around 1900.|
|Oak Grove||community in SW Brunswick County.|
|Oak Grove||community in central Davie County between Elisha and Dutchmans Creeks. Est. prior to 1879. Also known as Maine.|
|Oak Grove||community on Little Lick Creek in E Durham County.|
|Oak Grove||community in S Jones County.|
|Oak Grove||community in N Macon County between Caler Cove Branch and Lakey Creek.|
|Oak Grove||community in NW Northampton County. The post office there, 1907-26, was known as Stancell.|
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