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Needmorecommunity in NW Rowan County.
Needmoreformer community in S Swain County est. about 1880 on property of Allison McHan. A thriving trading center until after about 1912, when the site was purchased by Nantahala Power Company for a right-of-way for a proposed power project. Population in 1950 was 75, but by 1960 only one house was occupied. Post office, est. 1891 and discontinued 1953, was named Needmore because of the habit of the people constantly complaining that they "needed more of this and that." Alt. 1,830.
Needmore Branchrises in S Clay County and flows N into Shooting Creek.
Neely GapSW Cherokee County near the headwaters of Persimmon Creek.
Negro Hammocksformerly two islands in S Hyde County in Pamlico Sound NE of Ocracoke Island, but now submerged. Known by the name as early as 1795. One of the islands was above water as late as 1910 and was called Negro Island.
Negro IslandSee Negro Hammocks.
Negro Prongrises in W Transylvania County and flows NE into Catheys Creek.
Negroheadcommunity in E Union County served by post office, 1888-1903.
Neil Gapin N central Transylvania County on the head of Lamb Creek.
Neills Creekrises in S Wake County and flows SW in N Harnett County into Cape Fear River. Named for Red Neill McNeill, who settled along its banks in 1740.