|Rugby||community in N Henderson County on Mill Pond Creek served by post office, 1892-1905.|
|Ruggles||community in E Halifax County.|
|Ruin Creek||rises in W Vance County and flows S into Tabbs Creek. Appears on the Collet map, 1770.|
|Rumbling Bald Mountain||NW Rutherford County on a ridge extending SE from Shumont Mountain. Alt. approx. 3,020. There are numerous caves in the mountain, and boulders sometimes fall in them, making a rumbling noise. Known by the Cherokee Indians as Sokassa A series of earthquakes occurred there from February 10 until April 17, 1874. There were between 50 and 75 shocks. See also The Caves.|
|Rumley Bay||a small bay in SE Cedar Island, NE Carteret County. Named for the Rumley family.|
|Rumley Marsh||a tidal-marsh peninsula approx. 1¾ mi. long and ¾ mi. wide on the N shore of Pamlico River S of Jackson Swamp, E Beaufort County. Appears as Rumneys Marsh on the Collet map, 1770.|
|Rumneys Marsh||See Rumley Marsh.|
|Run Branch||rises in S Lee County and flows NE into Thoroughfare Branch.|
|Run Hill||sand hill in Kill Devil Hills, E Dare County.|
|Run of Swamp||a canal that drains the Big Pocosin in SW Gates County and empties into Chowan River.|
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