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Beaverdam Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Richardson Creek
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Union
Physical characteristics
Main source Little Richardson Creek divide
pond about 0.25 miles northeast of Roughedge, North Carolina
675 ft (206 m)
River mouth Richardson Creek
about 1.5 miles south of Monroe, North Carolina
505 ft (154 m)
Length 7.87 mi (12.67 km)
Discharge
Basin features
Progression north then east
River system Pee Dee
Basin size 14.59 square miles (37.8 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges S Rocky River Road, Parks McCorkle Road, S Rocky River Road, Doster Road, Fletcher Broome Road, Lancaster Highway, Griffith Road

Beaverdam Creek is a 7.87 mi (12.67 km) long 2nd order tributary to Richardson Creek in Union County, North Carolina.

Course

Beaverdam Creek rises ina pond about 0.25 miles northeast of Roughedge, North Carolina and then flows north and turns east to join Richardson Creek in about 1.5 miles south of Monroe, North Carolina.

Watershed

Beaverdam Creek drains 14.59 square miles (37.8 km2) of area, receives about 48.4 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 452.99, and is about 38% forested.

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