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Valle Cruciscommunity in central Watauga County near the junction of Dutch Creek and Watauga River. Est. in 1842 as an Episcopal mission. The name, Latin for "Valley of the Cross," was adopted because of the shape of the Watauga River valley there. The valley has an area of approx. 600 acres. Alt. 3,000.
Valleycommunity on Roaring Creek in W Avery County. Also called Roaring Creek.
Valley Creekrises in SW Watauga County and flows E in an arc into Watauga River.
Valley Riverrises in NE Cherokee County and flows SW into Hiwassee River at Murphy.
Valley River Mountainsextend along the Cherokee-Clay county line to Macon County.
Valley Springscommunity in S Buncombe County.
Valley Squirrel GapNE Cherokee County between Andrews and Rhodo.
Valley Towncommunity in NE Cherokee County on the outskirts of Andrews, which see. A post office operated there, 1846-91.
Valley Town TownshipsNE Cherokee County.
Valmeadcommunity in central Caldwell County. A large part of the community was annexed to the city of Lenoir prior to 1960. Named for its location in a valley meadow. Alt. 1,131.

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