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Clines TownshipN Catawba County.
Clingmancommunity in E Wilkes County near West Swan Creek. Named for Senator Thomas L. Clingman (1812-97). Known also as Frog Level.
Clingman Mine Branchrises in N Avery County and flows E into Buckeye Creek on the Avery-Watauga county line.
Clingmans Creekrises in N Swain County near Clingmans Dome and flows SE into Noland Creek.
Clingmans Domemountain on the Swain County, N.C.-Sevier County, Tenn., line in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Named approx. 1860 by Harvard professor Arnold Guyot for Thomas L. Clingman (1812-97), member of the party that first measured it in 1858. Clingman was a soldier, mountain climber, geologist, congressman, and senator from North Carolina. Alt. 6,642, the highest point in the park. A 45-ft. observation tower has been built at the peak. Known to the Indians as Ku-wa-hi, meaning "mulberry place." Early settlers called it Smoky Dome.
Clintontown and county seat, central Sampson County. Authorized to be laid out, 1818; inc. 1822. Courthouse est. there about 1784 on land owned by Richard Clinton (1721-96), for whom the town was later named. Alt. 158.
Clintonformer town in SE Davie County (then Rowan) at the junction of South Yadkin and North Yadkin Rivers. Inc. 1818 by Yadkin Navigation Co. About 100 lots were sold before a panic in 1819 stopped work at the site. A post office existed there in 1822, but the town was abandoned soon afterward.
Clinton Townshipformer township in central Sampson County, now divided into North Clinton and South Clinton Townships.
Cliocommunity in E central Iredell County. Site of Clio's Nursery, a classical school est. in 1778 by Rev. James Hall (1744-1826). His attempt to make the sciences a part of academic training was the first in North Carolina.
Clontz Branchrises in W Haywood County and flows NW into Caldwell Fork.