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China Grovetown in S Rowan County. Post office est. there in 1823; name changed to Luthersville in 1846, but in 1849 it was changed back to China Grove. Named for chinaberry trees growing there. Inc. 1889. Alt. 867.
China Grove TownshipS Rowan County.
China Hillcommunity in SW Mecklenburg County served by post office, 1829-40.
Chinkapin Creekrises in N Union County and flows SE into Stewarts Creek.
Chinkapin Creekrises in NE Bertie County and flows NE into Hertford County, where it turns N to enter Wiccacon River. Appears on the Moseley map, 1733.
Chinquapincommunity in SE Duplin County, 1 mi. E of Northeast Cape Fear River. Name is an Algonquian Indian word for a kind of small chestnut. Produces tobacco, corn, and poultry. Birthplace of Caleb Bradham, inventor of Pepsi-Cola.
Chinquapin Branchrises in W Jones County and flows E 4½ mi. to empty into Trent River. Also known as Big Chinquapin Branch.
Chinquapin Branchrises in E Haywood County and flows SW into Pisgah Creek.
Chinquapin Creekrises in S Yadkin County and flows S into N Davie County, where it turns SW to flow into Dutchmans Creek.
Chinquapin Creekrises in W Stokes County and flows SW into Surry County, where it enters Toms Creek.