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Walstonburgtown in N Greene County. Lands there acquired after 1775 by John Chester, whose plantation house, "Chesterfield," still stands. His son-in-law, Bennett Fields, after 1845 changed the name to Fieldsboro. The latter name was, and still is, used as the name of the railroad station. Fields's cousin, Seth Walston, acquired the property after the Civil War, and the name Walstonburg came to be applied. Inc. in 1908 as Walstonburg.
Waltercommunity in central Wayne County served by post office, 1882-1903.
Walter RawleighSee Roanoke Sound.
Walter Sloughin the waters of Pamlico Sound NW of Oregon Inlet, E Dare County.
Walters Millcommunity in NW Caswell County named for the mill on Hogans Creek.
Walters Mill PondNW Lenoir County, was originally formed about 1755; rebuilt about 1900. Fed by springs and wells and drains into nearby Moseley Creek. Covers 32 acres; max. depth 12 ft.
WalthallSee Wilbon.
Walton Countywas created by the state of Georgia partly in territory claimed by that state but which a subsequent survey made in 1807 revealed to be in Buncombe County, N.C. Riots and bloodshed occurred during the "Walton War" over disputed land grants made by the two states in the area.
Walton Crossroadscommunity in S Gates County.
Walton Ponda swamp, rises in S Gates County and drains SE into Trotman Creek. Watton Mill appears on the stream on the Collet map, 1770, and the name is derived from the mill that existed as late as 1833 but had disappeared by 1862.