Birds Branch (Ararat River tributary) facts for kids
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Location of Birds Branch mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Ararat River|
|Main source||divide of tributary to Reed Island Creek
about 1.5 miles west of Groundhog Mountain peak
2,600 ft (790 m)
|River mouth||Ararat River
about 1 mile west of Ararat, Virginia
1,240 ft (380 m)
|Length||3.06 mi (4.92 km)|
|River system||Yadkin River|
|Basin size||2.00 square miles (5.2 km2)|
|Bridges||Doe Run Road, Marigold Lane|
Birds Branch rises on the divide of a tributary to Reed Island Creek about 1.5 miles west of the peak of Groundhog Mountain in Patrick County. Birds Branch then flows south to join the Ararat River about 1 mile west of Ararat, Virginia.
Birds Branch drains 2.00 square miles (5.2 km2) of area, receives about 52.0 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 326.70, and is about 62% forested.
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