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Betty McGees Creek
Betty McGees Creek (Uwharrie River tributary) is located in North Carolina
Betty McGees Creek (Uwharrie River tributary)
Betty McGees Creek (Uwharrie River tributary) is located in the United States
Betty McGees Creek (Uwharrie River tributary)
Location of Betty McGees Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Uwharrie River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Randolph
Physical characteristics
Main source Hannahs Creek divide
about 6 miles northwest of Pisgah in the Birkhead Mountains Wilderness
810 ft (250 m)
River mouth Uwharrie River
about 5 miles northeast of New Hope, North Carolina
375 ft (114 m)
Length 9.09 mi (14.63 km)
Basin features
Progression north then southwest
River system Pee Dee
Basin size 8.29 square miles (21.5 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Talbotts Branch
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Tot Hill Farm Road, Stone Bridge Road, Tot Hill Farm Road, Lassister Mill Road

Betty McGees Creek is a 9.09 mi (14.63 km) long 2nd order tributary of the Uwharrie River, in Randolph County, North Carolina.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • Bellie McGees Creek
  • Bettie McGees Creek

Course

Betty McGees Creek rises on the Hannahs Creek divide in the Birkhead Mountains Wilderness about 6 miles northwest of Pisgah in Randolph County, North Carolina. Betty McGees Creek then flows north and then curves southwest to meet the Uwharrie River about 5 miles northeast of New Hope.

Watershed

Betty McGees Creek drains 8.29 square miles (21.5 km2) of area, receives about 46.9 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 348.09 and is about 79% forested.

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