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Beaver Creek
Map of Beaver Creek mouth location
Map of Beaver Creek mouth location
Map of Beaver Creek mouth location
Map of Beaver Creek mouth location
Location of Beaver Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Fisher River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Surry
Physical characteristics
Main source Bull Creek divide
about 1 mile northwest of Black Water, North Carolina
1,340 ft (410 m)
River mouth Fisher River
about 2 miles south-southwest of Turkey Ford, North Carolina
938 ft (286 m)
Length 5.51 mi (8.87 km)
Basin features
Progression southwest
River system Yadkin River
Basin size 5.86 square miles (15.2 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Crotts Road, Johnson Road, Turkey Ford Road, Simpson Mill Road

Beaver Creek is a 5.51 mi (8.87 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Fisher River in Surry County, North Carolina.

Course

Beaver Creek rises about 1 mile northwest of Black Water, North Carolina. Beaver Creek then flows southwest to join the Fisher River about 2 miles south-southwest of Turkey Ford, North Carolina.

Watershed

Beaver Creek drains 5.86 square miles (15.2 km2) of area, receives about 48.2 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 342.00, and is about 52% forested.

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