|Upper Flats||area 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 Township||SW Burke County.|
|Upper Goose Creek||rises in central Beaufort County and flows S into Pamlico River.|
|Upper Haw Knob||on the Madison-Yancey county line in the Walnut Mountains.|
|Upper Hominy Township||SW Buncombe County.|
|Upper Laurel Township||former township in NE Madison County, now township no. 11.|
|Upper Little River||is 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 River||rises 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 Township||NW Harnett County.|
|Upper Long Creek||rises in SE Swain County and flows SW into Yalaka Creek.|
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