Big Branch (Haw River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBig Branch
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Haw River|
|Main source||divide between Big Branch and Lick Creek
about 2 miles west-northwest of Mandale, North Carolina
550 ft (170 m)
|River mouth||Haw River
about 1.5 miles northeast of Mandale, North Carolina
390 ft (120 m)
|Length||2.78 mi (4.47 km)|
|River system||Haw River|
|Basin size||3.10 square miles (8.0 km2)|
|Bridges||NC 87, Mandale Road, Perry Road|
Big Branch rises west-northwest of Mandale in Alamance County, North Carolina and then flows east to the Haw River about 1.5 miles northeast of Mandale.
Big Branch drains 3.10 square miles (8.0 km2) of area, receives about 47.1 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 426.73 and is about 47% forested.
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