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Palmer Branchrises in E Cherokee County and flows SW into Valley River.
Palmer Branchrises in W Haywood County and flows NW into Caldwell Fork.
Palmer Camp Branchrises in E central Madison County and flows SE into Big Laurel Creek.
Palmer CreekW Haywood County in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is formed by the junction of Beech Creek and Falling Rock Creek near lat. 35°38'05" N., long. 83°09'17" W. Flows E to join Caldwell Fork in forming Cataloochee Creek. Named for "Turkey" George Palmer, who lived on its banks. Sheriff of Haywood County, Palmer acquired the nickname "Turkey" because he killed so many wild turkeys.
Palmer MountainNE Stanly County on a peninsula in Badin Lake.
Palmervillecommunity in NE Stanly County.
Palmetto Pointextends from the mainland into Albemarle Sound in N Tyrrell County. Appears as Hoskins Point on the Tanner map, 1829.
Palmetto Swamprises in N Craven County and flows SW into Swift Creek.
Palmyratown in SE Halifax County. Inc. 1883. A post office was est. there in 1811. Alt. 96.
Palmyra TownshipSE Halifax County.

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