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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 Fisher River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Surry
Physical characteristics
Main source Snow Creek divide
pond about 2 miles north-northeast of Little Richmond, North Carolina
1,130 ft (340 m)
River mouth Fisher River
about 1 mile southwest of Stony Knoll, North Carolina
890 ft (270 m)
Length 3.36 mi (5.41 km)
Basin features
Progression southeast
River system Yadkin River
Basin size 3.08 square miles (8.0 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges US 601

Bear Creek is a 3.36 mi (5.41 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Fisher River in Surry County, North Carolina.

Course

Bear Creek rises in a pond about 2 north-northeast of Little Richmond, North Carolina. Bear Creek then flows southeast to join the Fisher River about 1 mile southwest of Stony Knoll.

Watershed

Bear Creek drains 3.08 square miles (8.0 km2) of area, receives about 48.5 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 361.72, and is about 43% forested.

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