Me: And where was the area that was called Wallacetown?
My grandmother: Mm-hmm. That was just out near where we lived. We lived out there. And then there was like a stream or a branch or something where you crossed that thing, that was called Rabbittown.
Grandma: We lived in Wallacetown.
From the 1916 city directory of Statesville, North Carolina:
Popular Branch — a colored settlement southeast of Wallacetown [actually, it was “Poplar” Branch]
Rabbittown — a colored settlement southeast of Wallacetown
Wallacetown — a colored settlement southeast of the railway station
Rankinsville — a colored settlement to the right of the north end of Centre Street