|Runyon Ridge||N Haywood County parallel to Snowbird Creek.|
|Rural Hall||community in N Forsyth County. Earliest settler apparently was Ludwig Bitting, former German soldier in Gen. Nathanael Greene's army who liked the area when passing through and returned after the Revolutionary War to settle. Several of his descendants still live in the county. Rural Hall, however, developed after the Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley Railroad erected a station there in 1887. Produces furniture and lumber. Alt. 1,002.|
|Rush Branch||rises in NE Buncombe County and flows SE into Broad River.|
|Rush Branch||rises in NW Henderson County and flows NE into North Fork Mills River.|
|Rush Branch||rises in W Watauga County and flows SW into Watauga River.|
|Rush Creek||rises in NW Caldwell County and flows SW into Mulberry Creek.|
|Rush Fork||rises in E Haywood County and flows SW into Crabtree Creek.|
|Rush Fork Gap||E Haywood County on the head of James Branch.|
|Rush Mountain||S Henderson County between Huckleberry Ridge and McAlpine Mountain.|
|Rush Mountain||S Lincoln County. Named for a local family.|
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