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Bearskin Creek
Map of Bearskin Creek mouth location
Map of Bearskin Creek mouth location
Map of Bearskin Creek mouth location
Map of Bearskin Creek mouth location
Location of Bearskin Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Richardson Creek
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Union
City Monroe
Physical characteristics
Main source Twelvemile Creek divide
southwest side of the Monroe Airport
652 ft (199 m)
River mouth Richardson Creek
Monroe, North Carolina at Sutton Park
457 ft (139 m)
Length 8.93 mi (14.37 km)
Basin features
Progression generally east
River system Pee Dee
Basin size 15.22 square miles (39.4 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Dry Fork
  • Right:
    Camp Branch
Bridges Sanford Lane, Price Shortcut Road, N Rocky River Road, N Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Concord Avenue, Skyway Drive, Miller Street, Stafford Street, US 601, N Sutherland Avenue, Morgan Mill Road

Bearskin Creek is a 8.93 mi (14.37 km) long 3rd order tributary to Richardson Creek in Union County, North Carolina.

Course

Bearskin Creek rises at the Monroe Airport and then flows east to join Richardson Creek in Monroe, North Carolina at Sutton Park.

Watershed

Bearskin Creek drains 15.22 square miles (39.4 km2) of area, receives about 48.5 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 457.88, and is about 28% forested.

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