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Adams Creek
Map of Adams Creek mouth location
Map of Adams Creek mouth location
Map of Adams Creek mouth location
Map of Adams Creek mouth location
Location of Adams Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Dutch Buffalo Creek
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Cabarrus
Physical characteristics
Main source Cold Water Creek divide
about 2 miles east-southeast of New Gilead, North Carolina
710 ft (220 m)
35°26′43″N 080°30′36″W / 35.44528°N 80.51000°W / 35.44528; -80.51000
River mouth Dutch Buffalo Creek
about 1 mile south of Mount Pleasant, North Carolina
515 ft (157 m)
35°22′49″N 080°25′29″W / 35.38028°N 80.42472°W / 35.38028; -80.42472
Length 8.88 mi (14.29 km)
Basin features
Progression southeast
River system Pee Dee River
Basin size 16.86 square miles (43.7 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    McAllister Creek
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Adams Creek Drive, Fringewood Drive, Irish Woods Drive, Ponderosa Lane, NC 73, Walker Road, NC 49-73, Mt. Pleasant Road W, Mt. Pleasant Road S

Adams Creek is a 8.88 mi (14.29 km) long 2nd order tributary to Dutch Buffalo Creek in Cabarrus County, North Carolina.

Course

Adams Creek rises about 2 miles east-southeast of New Gilead, North Carolina, and then flows southeast to join Dutch Buffalo Creek about 1 mile south of Mount Pleasant.

Watershed

Adams Creek drains 16.96 square miles (43.9 km2) of area, receives about 47.2 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 411.18, and is about 46% forested.

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