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Vashticommunity in NE Alexander County. Known as Cedar Run in the 1880s, when Cedar Academy operated there. Alt. approx. 1,240.
Vasstown in E Moore County. Known as Winder, for an official of the Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, prior to 1907, when it was inc. with its present name. Named for William Worrell Vass (1820-96), treasurer of the Raleigh and Gaston Railroad, 1845-90. Alt. 320.
Vaughantown in E central Warren County. Alt. 353. Founded in 1851 as Brown's Siding or Brown's Turnout by Dr. Ridley Browne. Name changed to Vaughn in 1881 in honor of John F. Vaughn, local merchant and first postmaster. Inc. 1893.
Vaughan Creekrises in South Carolina and flows N into Polk County, where it enters Lake Lanier.
Vaughan Hillan elevation on the Fort Bragg Military Reservation, NW Cumberland County.
Vaughan's SpringsSE Surry County, mineral springs resort developed by the Gid Y. Vaughan family in the early twentieth century; in recent years, the site of Camp Wilson, a private summer camp for boys.
Vaught GapW Watauga County in Stone Mountains near the head of Beaverdam Creek.
Veecaune CreekSee Wiccacon River.
Vein Mountaincommunity in S McDowell County. Named for the fact that it lies in a former gold-mining area.
Velnacommunity in SE Randolph County served by post office, 1888-1916.

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