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Coloncommunity in N Lee County. Coal from Egypt mine formerly delivered to the Seaboard Railroad there; later the center of a large gas-fired brick industry. Post office est. in 1891 as Buckner; changed to Colon in 1892.
Colonial AssemblySee General Assembly.
Colson's MillSee Coulson Ordinary.
Colt Creekrises in SE Henderson County and flows NE into Polk County, where it enters Pacolet River.
ColumbiaSee Ramseur.
Columbiatown and county seat in N Tyrrell County on Scuppernong River. Alt. 10. Originated as a trading post, Shallop's Landing; inc. 1793 as Elizabeth Town. Name changed to Columbia in 1801. Became county seat in 1802. Name is poetic appellation for the United States. Produces lumber.
Columbia TownshipN central Tyrrell County.
Columbia TownshipE central Randolph County.
Columbia TownshipNE Pender County.
Columbustown authorized to be est. on the lands of Jesse Nixon, NE Randolph County, in 1812. Apparently the town was never laid out. A post office at the proposed site on Sandy Creek in 1828 was called Nixon's.