Per the North Carolina Gaxetteer by William S. Powell
Cathey's Creek rises in n Rutherford County and flows seinto Second Broad River
Cathey's Creek, rises in w Transylvania County and flows se into French Broad River.
Cathey Creek community in central Transylvania County, centered on Limekiln Branch approx 1 mi nw of French Board River. Names for Joseph Cathey (1803-74), one of the firest settlers in the area. Alt Approx 2,160