Roaring Creek is an unincorporated community in Avery County, North Carolina, United States. The community was named after Roaring Creek, which flows in the area. The community is located along US 19-E, between the communities of Frank and Plumtree.
On September 27, 1780, the Overmountain Men, led by William Campbell, camped at Roaring Creek, after passing Yellow Mountain Gap; ten days later, October 7, 1780, they would arrive at Kings Mountain for the Battle of Kings Mountain against the British.
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Further reading 
- Cooper, Horton. History of Avery County, Biltmore Press, 1964
- Cooper, Horton. North Carolina Mountain Folklore and Miscellany Murfreesboro, N.C., Johnson Pub. Co., c1972