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Upper Pigeonroostcommunity on Right Fork [Pigeonroost Creek] in W Mitchell County.
Upper Poplarcommunity on Hollow Poplar Creek in NW Mitchell County.
Upper RichlandsSee Richlands.
Upper Sassafras GapN Swain County in Great Smoky Mountains National Park on Noland Divide near lat. 35°31'56" N., long. 83°27'15" W.
Upper Saura Townformer Indian village in Stokes County on Dan River. Site approx. 4 mi. E of Madison. Probably occupied by Saura Indians by the middle of the seventeenth century and abandoned in the early eighteenth century. Saura or Sara meant "a place of tall grass or weeds." The site, occupied by descendants of Europeans, was still known as Sauratown as late as 1894. Appears on the Collet map, 1770, as Upper Sawra and on the Price map, 1808, as Saurat, but it does not appear on later maps.
Upper Spring Creekrises in NW Goose Creek Island, NW Pamlico County, and flows N to join Campbell Creek at the Beaufort-Pamlico county line to form Goose Creek.
Upper Town Creek Townshipformer township in W Edgecombe County, now township no. 11.
Upper Townshipformer township in N Chowan County, now township no. 3.
Upper Trail RidgeSW Macon County between Nichols Branch and Big Shoal Branch.
Uptoncommunity in NW Caldwell County. Alt. 1,420.

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