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Bear Creek
Map of Bear Creek mouth location
Map of Bear Creek mouth location
Map of Bear Creek mouth location
Map of Bear Creek mouth location
Location of Bear Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Deep River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Moore
Randolph
Physical characteristics
Main source Asheworth Branch divide
Pond in Seagrove, North Carolina
700 ft (210 m)
River mouth Deep River
about 1 mile west of High Falls, North Carolina
298 ft (91 m)
Length 21.78 mi (35.05 km)
Basin features
Progression southeast and northeast
River system Deep River
Basin size 145.43 square miles (376.7 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    West Branch, Williams Creek, Wolf Creek, Cabin Creek
Bridges Boone Street, NC 705, US 220, Upper Branch, Adams Road, Chrisco Road W, Dover Church Road, Dan Road, Browns Mill Road, NC 705, Reynolds Mill Road

Bear Creek is a 21.78 mi (35.05 km) long 4th order tributary to the Deep River in Moore and Randolph Counties, North Carolina.

Course

Bear Creek rises in a pond in Seagrove, North Carolina in Randolph County and then flows southeast into Moore County and then turns northeast at Robbins, North Carolina to join the Deep River about 1 mile west of High Falls, North Carolina.

Watershed

Bear Creek drains 145.43 square miles (376.7 km2) of area, receives about 47.8 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 405.73 and is about 58% forested.

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