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Trinitytown in NW Randolph County. Union Institute, a school, was est. there in 1838. Located midway between the neighborhoods of Hopewell on the S and Springfield on the n, it took its name from the fact that it was expected to serve to unite the two. Twelve years later the school was reorganized as Trinity College, and the town took its name from the college. Inc. 1869. In 1892 the college moved to Durham, becoming Duke University in 1924.
Trinitycommunity in S Union County on Buffalo Creek; named for a local church. Former Hope community was located just e.
Trinity Harbora former inlet from the Atlantic Ocean into Albemarle Sound through North Banks S of the present community of Duck. It opened prior to 1585 and closed prior to 1657. Appears on the White map, 1590. The Smith map, 1624, labels it Worcester Inlet. Probably named because it was discovered on one of the Sundays after Trinity (either the 1st or 8th of August, 1585). The site is now in NE Dare County.
Trinity TownshipNW Randolph County.
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