named around 1920 by the Ballard family after they listened to a recording of "Opera at Pun'kin Centre" by Cal Stewart (Uncle Josh Weathersby).
There is another Pumpkin Center in Onslow County near Jacksonville.
HARGETT'S CROSSROADS - Located at the intersection of US 258 and NC 41 in Jones County. In the Gazetteer it mentions a Hargett's ...
PERFECTION - An unincorporated Craven County community along NC 55 that we're always in pursuit of.
JASPER - Craven County Community that was settled around 1868. It is named after a local citizen, James Spear.