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Back Branch
Map of Back Branch mouth location
Map of Back Branch mouth location
Map of Back Branch mouth location
Map of Back Branch mouth location
Location of Back Branch mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Deep River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Randolph
Physical characteristics
Main source Broad Mouth Branch divide
about 2 miles northeast of Coleridge, North Carolina
655 ft (200 m)
River mouth Deep River
about 0.25 miles north of Coleridge, North Carolina
398 ft (121 m)
Length 4.54 mi (7.31 km)
Basin features
Progression southwest
River system Deep River
Basin size 3.29 square miles (8.5 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Willie Wright Road, Craven Branch Road, NC 22

Back Branch is a 3.29 mi (5.29 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Deep River in Randolph, North Carolina.

Course

Back Branch rises on the Broad Mouth Branch divide about 2 miles northeast of Coleridge, North Carolina in Randolph County, North Carolina and then flows southwesterly to join the Deep River about 0.25 miles north of Coleridge, North Carolina.

Watershed

Back Branch drains 3.29 square miles (8.5 km2) of area, receives about 47.3 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 388.39 and is about 52% forested.

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