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Upper Flatsarea of stony loam in NW Swain County on Greer Branch covering approx. 1.45 sq. mi.; level except the E end, which is hilly from N to S.
Upper Fork TownshipSW Burke County.
Upper Goose Creekrises in central Beaufort County and flows S into Pamlico River.
Upper Haw Knobon the Madison-Yancey county line in the Walnut Mountains.
Upper Hominy TownshipSW Buncombe County.
Upper Laurel Townshipformer township in NE Madison County, now township no. 11.
Upper Little Riveris formed in SE Caldwell County by a number of small streams. It flows SE, forming a part of the Alexander-Caldwell county line before flowing into Catawba River. Formerly known as Clarks Little River.
Upper Little Riverrises in S Lee County and flows SE into Harnett County, where it enters Cape Fear River. Scottish Highlanders settled the fertile lands along its banks during the period 1740-60. Appears on the Collet map, 1770.
Upper Little River TownshipNW Harnett County.
Upper Long Creekrises in SE Swain County and flows SW into Yalaka Creek.

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