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Beaverdam Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Lanes Creek
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Union
Physical characteristics
Main source Rays Fork divide
about 3 miles south of Wingate, North Carolina
612 ft (187 m)
River mouth Lanes Creek
about 2.5 miles southeast of Marshville, North Carolina
398 ft (121 m)
Length 11.96 mi (19.25 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    21.21 cu ft/s (0.601 m3/s) at mouth with Lanes Creek
Basin features
Progression northeast
River system Pee Dee River
Basin size 18.34 square miles (47.5 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Reedy Branch
    Maple Springs Branch
  • Right:
    Haney Branch
Bridges White Store Road, Snyder Store Road, Russell Pope Road, Camden Road, Gilboa Road, Old Pagelane-Marshville Road, Blair Road, Landsford Road

Beaverdam Creek is a 11.96 mi (19.25 km) long 3rd order tributary to Lanes Creek in Union County, North Carolina.

Course

Beaverdam Creek rises in a pond about 3 miles south of Wingate, North Carolina. Beaverdam Creek then flows northeast to meet Lanes Creek about 2.5 miles southeast of Marshville.

Watershed

Beaverdam Creek drains 18.34 square miles (47.5 km2) of area, receives about 48.3 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 439.41 and is about 37% forested.

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