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Sutton Branchrises in W Jackson County and flows SE into Savannah Creek.
Suttons Creekrises in E Perquimans County and flows S into Perquimans River. Named for the Sutton family, which owned land there before 1700.
Suttons Mill Pondapprox. ½ mi. long, on Bear Creek in W Lenoir County.
Suttontowncommunity in NE Sampson County near Goshen Swamp.
Swafford Gapon the McDowell-Mitchell county line. The Blue Ridge Parkway passes through the gap. Alt. 2,852. Named for Marcus Swafford (1856-1943), who lived there.
Swag CoveNE Cherokee County on Buckhorn Ridge in the Valley River Mountains.
Swaincommunity in N Washington County near the head of Bakers Swamp.
Swain Countywas formed in 1871 from Jackson and Macon Counties. Located in the SW section of the state, it is bounded by the state of Tennessee and by Graham, Cherokee, Macon, Jackson, and Haywood Counties. It was named for David L. Swain (1801-68), governor of the state and president of the University of North Carolina. Area: 544 sq. mi. County seat: Bryson City, with an elevation of 1,736 ft. Townships are Charleston, Forneys Creek, and Nantahala. The Qualla Boundary of the Cherokee Indians, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Nantahala National Forest, and Fontana Lake occupy much of Swain County. Produces corn, poultry, livestock, furniture, textiles, apparel, leather goods, gaming proceeds, hay, candy, crushed stone, and feldspar.
Swains Mill Pondapprox. 2 mi. long, on Deep Swamp Branch just before it enters the Chowan River in SE Hertford County. Formerly Taylor Pond. Est. ca. 1720.
Swallow ForkW Haywood County in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, rises near lat. 35°42'11" N., long. 83°07'47" W., and flows NW into Big Creek.