|Raccoon Branch||rises in S Watauga County and flows N into East Fork [South Fork New River].|
|Raccoon Creek||rises in S Haywood County and flows N into Richland Creek.|
|Raccoon Creek||rises in W Lee County and flows NW into Pocket Creek.|
|Raccoon Creek||rises in W Mitchell County and flows SW into Toe River.|
|Raccoon Creek||rises in N Pamlico County and flows SE into Bay River.|
|Raccoon Creek||rises in SW Perquimans County in Bear Swamp and flows NE into Perquimans River. Until early in the twentieth century, it was known as Skinners Creek. In colonial days it was known as Castletons Creek (for George Castleton, a landowner there prior to 1688). Two small streams, now without names, that form the headwaters of Raccoon Creek were known in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries as Lakers Creek (for Benjamin Laker, who owned land there in 1686) and Perrishoes Creek (for James Perishoe, who lived on the creek prior to 1688). Lakers Creek appears on the Moseley map, 1733.|
|Raccoon Creek||rises in N Stokes County and flows SW into Snow Creek.|
|Raccoon Key||an island in Pamlico Sound in N end of Carteret County.|
|Raccoon Mountain||W Polk County. Alt. approx. 2,000.|
|Raccoon Ridge||W Avery County.|
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