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Swann PointSee Swan Point.
Swann'sSee Swann.
Swann's StationSee Swann.
Swannanoacommunity in SE Buncombe County. Named for the river on which it is located. Known first as Cooper for A. D. Cooper, owner of the land on which it developed. Produces textiles and wearing apparel. Warren Wilson College is there. Alt. 2,220.
Swannanoa Creekrises in W McDowell County and flows E into Mill Creek.
Swannanoa Gapin the Blue Ridge Mountains on the Buncombe-McDowell county line at the W end of Youngs Ridge. Lat. 35°37'20" N., long. 82°16'20" W. One of the two gaps (the other being Hickory Nut Gap) through which early settlers and travelers from the E reached the Asheville plateau. See also Black Mountain Gap.
Swannanoa Gapon the Buncombe-Yancey county line between Potato Knob and Bald Knob.
Swannanoa Mountainsrange of mountains in SE Buncombe County S of the community of Swannanoa and parallel to the Swannanoa River.
Swannanoa Riverrises near Swannanoa Gap on the Buncombe-McDowell county line and flows W into French Broad River S of Asheville. Name is a corruption of Suwali-Nunna, the Cherokee word for "trail of the Suwali tribe."
Swannanoa TownshipE central Buncombe County.