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Raminger Creekrises in S Cherokee County and flows NE into Nottely River.
Ramothformer town in central Buncombe County. Inc. 1889; name changed to Woolsey in 1903. Became a part of Asheville in 1905.
Ramp Branchrises in N central Avery County and flows NE into Elk River.
Ramp CoveNE Cherokee County in the Valley River Mountains. Named because ramps grow abundantly there.
Ramp Cove Branchrises in NE Cherokee County and flows NW through Ramp Cove and Big Cove into Vengeance Creek.
Ramsaytowncommunity in N Yancey County on Cane River S of Sugarloaf Mountain. Alt. 2,141.
Ramseurtown in E Randolph County on Deep River. Known as Allen's Fall prior to 1878; named Columbia after 1878, when Deep River Mills est. Inc. 1895 as Ramseur in honor of Stephen D. Ramseur (1837-64), Confederate major general with whom William H. Watkins, one of the local mill owners, had been associated during the Civil War. Alt. 442.
Ramseycommunity in S tip of Burke County on headwaters of Jacob Fork.
Ramsey Bendin the Hiwassee River in central Cherokee County.
Ramsey Creekrises in S Iredell County and flows W into Catawba River.

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