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Yaupon Creeka bay in E Pamlico County in the waters of Bay River.
Yawpimappears on the Moseley map, 1733, as a community in E Pasquotank Precinct, now Camden County, on North River. The name survives elsewhere as Yeopim, which see.
Yeates KnobSee Big Butte.
Yeatesvilletown in E Beaufort County on Pungo Creek. Inc. 1881, but long inactive in municipal affairs. Named for Jesse J. Yeates (1829-92), Confederate officer and member of Congress.
Yellow BaldS Macon County between Hurricane Creek and Bearpen Creek.
Yellow Branchrises in NE Swain County and flows SE into Raven Fork.
Yellow Buck RidgeN Caldwell County. Named by Bryson Coffey for a large yellow buck that he killed there. Alt. approx. 1,500.
Yellow Creekrises in N Graham County and flows W into Cheoah River.
Yellow Creekrises in NW Haywood County and flows SE into Big Creek.
Yellow Creek GapN Graham County between the headwaters of Yellow Creek and Tuskeegee Creek.

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