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Beaverdam Creek
Map of Beaverdam Creek mouth location
Map of Beaverdam Creek mouth location
Map of Beaverdam Creek mouth location
Map of Beaverdam Creek mouth location
Location of Beaverdam Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Trent River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Jones
Physical characteristics
Main source Bachelor Creek divide
about 2.5 miles northwest of Simmons Corner, North Carolina
50 ft (15 m)
River mouth Trent River
about 2 miles northwest of Oak Grove, North Carolina
3 ft (0.91 m)
Length 6.68 mi (10.75 km)
Basin features
Progression generally south
River system Neuse River
Basin size 7.80 square miles (20.2 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Ten Mile Fork Road

Beaverdam Creek is a 6.68 mi (10.75 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Trent River in Jones County, North Carolina.

Course

Beaverdam Creek rises about 2 miles northwest of Simmons Corner, North Carolina in Craven County and then flows south into Jones County to join the Trent River about 2 miles northwest of Oak Grove.

Watershed

Beaverdam Creek drains 6.68 square miles (17.3 km2) of area, receives about 53.3 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 602.73, and is about 33% forested.

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