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Freeman's Cross RoadsSee Ether.
Freeman's Millscommunity in S Guilford County served by post office, 1870-1904.
Freemans Creekrises in E Onslow County and flows NE into White Oak River.
Freemans TownshipSee Youngsville Township.
Freemason Creekrises in S Caldwell and flows S into Catawba River.
Fremonttown in N Wayne County. Inc. 1867 as Nahunta; name changed, 1869. Settled prior to 1830 and known as Narhantes and Torhunta. Named Fremont in honor of Col. S. L. Fremont, chief engineer of Wilmington and Weldon Railroad. Birthplace of Gov. Charles B. Aycock (1859-1912), 1 mi. s, has been restored as a State Historic Site. Alt. 152.
French Branchrises in central Jones County and flows N into Trent River.
French Broad Riveris formed in S Transylvania County near Rosman by the junction of North Fork and West Fork. It flows NE in Transylvania and into Henderson County, where it turns NW to flow through Buncombe and Madison Counties into Tennessee. From the state line, it flows W 102 mi. to join Holston River near Knoxville to form Tennessee River. One of the Cherokee names was Tah-keeos-tee (racing waters). Others, frequently for only a part of the river, were Poe-li-co, Agiqua, and Zillicoah. Known by the English at first as Broad River and appears as such on the De Brahm manuscript map of Indian Nations in the Southern Department, 1766. By 1776 the present name was in use. Named because much of the territory that it drained W of the Blue Ridge was held by the French in the eighteenth century.
French Broad TownshipNW Buncombe County.
Frenchmans CreekSee Frenchs Creek.