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Beaver Creek
Beaver Creek (New Hope River tributary) is located in North Carolina
Beaver Creek (New Hope River tributary)
Beaver Creek (New Hope River tributary) is located in the United States
Beaver Creek (New Hope River tributary)
Location of Beaver Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to New Hope River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Chatham
Wake
City Apex
Physical characteristics
Main source Crabtree Creek divide
pond in Apex, North Carolina
485 ft (148 m)
River mouth New Hope River
B. Everett Jordan Lake
216 ft (66 m)
Length 12.64 mi (20.34 km)
Basin features
Progression west
River system Haw River
Basin size 41.24 square miles (106.8 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Little Beaver Creek
    Weaver Creek
  • Right:
    Reedy Branch
Waterbodies B. Everett Jordan Lake
Bridges NC 55, Green Level Church Road, Olive Chapel Road, I-540, Kelly Road, Apex Barbecue Road, Richardson Road, New Hill-Olive Chapel Road, Beaver Creek Road

Beaver Creek is a 12.64 mi (20.34 km) long 4th order tributary to the New Hope River in North Carolina. Beaver Creek joins the New Hope River within the B. Everett Jordan Lake Reservoir.

Course

Beaver Creek rises in a pond on the Crabtree Creek divide in Apex in Wake County, North Carolina. Beaver Creek then flows west to meet New Hope River in the B. Everett Jordan Lake Reservoir in Chatham County.

Watershed

Beaver Creek drains 41.24 square miles (106.8 km2) of area, receives about 47.1 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 468.29, and had an average water temperature of 15.31 °C. The watershed is 19% developed, 1.4% agricultural, 52% forested, and 6.2% open water.

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