|Ratcliff Cove||central Haywood County, forms a semicircle on the head of a tributary of Raccoon Creek W of Ratcliff Mountain.|
|Ratcliff Mountain||central Haywood County between Bird Creek and Ratcliff Cove.|
|Rattan Bay||W Piney Island in NE Carteret County bounded by Neuse River and North, East, and South Bays. Approx. 1 mi. wide and ¾ mi. long.|
|Rattan Ridge||a strip of higher ground in the Dismal Swamp in SE Gates County.|
|Rattle Shoal Creek||rises in N Gaston County and flows NE into South Fork Catawba River.|
|Rattle Snake Creek||is formed in N Caswell County by the junction of North Fork of Rattle Snake Creek and South Fork of Rattle Snake Creek and flows N into Dan River.|
|Rattle Snake Island||a small tidal-marsh island in Currituck Sound off the SE shore of the mainland of Currituck County.|
|Rattler Branch||rises in E Cherokee County and flows NW into Valley River.|
|Rattler Ford||across Santeetlah Creek in W Graham County.|
|Rattlesnake Branch||rises in E central Brunswick County and flows E to join Lewis Swamp in forming Town Creek.|
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