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Cliffs of the Neuse State ParkSE Wayne County. Est. 1945 on 355 acres given to the state by the Weil family of Goldsboro and others. Cliffs 90 ft. above the Neuse River are an unusual geological feature in E North Carolina. Galax, laurel, and other mountain plants grow there. It is a scenic and recreational park with a nature museum, trails, etc. Swimming and fishing.
Falls of the Neuserapids in Neuse River, N Wake County near the community of Falls. Name appears on the Price map, 1808.
NeuseSee Neuse Crossroads.
Neuse Crossroadscommunity in N central Wake County. Named for nearby Neuse River. Formerly known as Dunnsville and as Neuse. Produces textiles. Alt. 234.
Neuse Forestcommunity in E Craven County.
Neuse Riveris formed in W Durham County by the junction of Eno and Flat Rivers. It flows se, forming in part the Durham-Granville and Durham-Wake county lines; then through Wake, Johnston, Wayne, Lenoir, and Craven Counties, forming in part the Craven-Pamlico and Carteret-Pamlico county lines before entering Pamlico Sound. Named in 1584 by Arthur Barlowe for the Neusiok Indians. The Tuscarora Indians called the river Gow-ta-no (pine in water).
Neuse River Townshipcentral Wake County.
Neuse Townshipcentral Lenoir County.
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