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Marathonformer community in N New Hanover County near Castle Hayne. An agricultural colony of Greek farmers was est. there by Hugh MacRae of Wilmington in the early twentieth century, but it was not successful.
Maratonvillage of the Moratuc Indian tribe, is shown on the Smith map, 1624, as being on the Chowan River in present E Chowan County downstream from Rockyhock Creek. The Comberford map, 1657, places the village farther upstream.
Marblecommunity in central Cherokee County. Inc. 1911; charter revoked June 22, 1939. Alt. 1,686. Named for deposits of marble in the vicinity.
Marble Creekrises in central Cherokee County and flows SE into Valley River.
Marbleyard RidgeSE Clay County between Hogan Branch and Little Buck Creek.
Marcecommunity in Mecklenburg County served by post office, 1894-95.
Marcuscommunity in SE Montgomery County served by post office, 1898-1913.
Marcusformer community in W Swain County on Tuckasegee River. Site now under the waters of Fontana Lake.
Mare Branchrises in E Hertford County and flows S into Bertie County, where it enters Keel Creek.
Mare Branchrises in S Lee County and flows E into Juniper Creek.