This is a list of rivers in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
This list is arranged by drainage basin, with respective tributaries alphabetically indented under each larger stream's name.
Chowan and lower Roanoke Drainage Basins
Pamlico and Neuse Drainage Basins
- Santee River (SC)
- Wateree River (SC)
- Congaree River (SC)
- Savannah River (SC)
- Seneca River (SC)
- Tugaloo River (SC)
French Broad Drainage Basin
- Holston River (TN)
- South Fork Holston River (TN)
- Kanawha River (WV)