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Rube Rock Branchrises in N Haywood County and flows SW into Pigeon River.
Rubiconcommunity in central Moore County served by post office, 1890-1907.
Rubyattcommunity in SW Montgomery County served by post office, 1912-14. Named for H. O. Ruby, early settler of area.
Ruddcommunity in N Guilford County served by post office, 1902-1907. Alt. 826. Est. 1898 as Sippanaw; later named Morehead. Because of a delay in shipment of merchandise consigned to Morehead City, railroad officials renamed the community to avoid confusion and to honor Senaca and Cicero Rudd, local residents.
Rudisillcommunity in S Catawba County served by post office, 1894-1903.
Rufeformer town in W Greene County near the head of Fort Run. Inc. 1887 and name changed from Shine. Shine family prominent in the vicinity as early as 1750. A public school near the site operated as Shine School.
Ruffincommunity in E Rockingham County. Settled prior to 1860 and known first as Stubblefield for a local family. Name changed to honor Thomas Ruffin (1787-1870), chief justice of the N.C. Supreme Court. Inc. 1887; new charter issued 1891; charter repealed 1897. Alt. 712.
Ruffin TownshipNE Rockingham County.
Ruffin's BridgeSee Peacock's Bridge.
Rufuscommunity in NW Caldwell County on Mulberry Creek in Pisgah National Forest. Formerly known as Risden; the present name honors W. Rufus Coffey, a nineteenth-century merchant there.