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Big Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Lanes Creek
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Anson
Physical characteristics
Main source Cribs Creek divide
about 2 miles southeast of Fountain Hill, North Carolina
440 ft (130 m)
River mouth Lanes Creek
about 2 miles north of Griffins Crossroads, North Carolina
318 ft (97 m)
Length 3.33 mi (5.36 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    5.47 cu ft/s (0.155 m3/s) at mouth with Lanes Creek
Basin features
Progression generally southeast
River system Pee Dee River
Basin size 4.62 square miles (12.0 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    Flag Branch
Bridges Tucker Road, Bowers Road, Kiker Road, Birmingham Road

Big Branch is a 3.33 mi (5.36 km) long 2nd order tributary to Lanes Creek in Anson County, North Carolina.

Course

Big Branch rises about 2 miles southeast of Fountain Hill, North Carolina. Big Branch then flows southeast to meet Lanes Creek about 2 miles north of Griffins Crossroads.

Watershed

Big Branch drains 4.62 square miles (12.0 km2) of area, receives about 48.0 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 420.54 and is about 60% forested.

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