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Brasstown Creek
Brasstown Creek is located in North Carolina
Brasstown Creek
Location of Brasstown Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Hiwassee River
Country United States
State North Carolina
Georgia
Counties Clay (NC)
Union (GA)
Towns (GA)
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Brasstown Creek and Nottely River
about 2 miles north of Brasstown Bald
3,780 ft (1,150 m)
River mouth Hiwassee River
Brasstown, North Carolina
1,600 ft (490 m)
Length 21.41 mi (34.46 km)
Basin features
Progression Northwest
River system Hiwassee River
Basin size 83.66 square miles (216.7 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Bitter Creek
    Byers Creek
    Crane Creek
    Winchester Creek
    Gumlog Creek
    Pinelog Creek
    Payne Branch
    Will Mason Branch
    Little Brasstown Creek
    Donaldson Branch
  • Right:
    Left Prong
    Yewell Branch
    Corn Creek
    Keys Branch
    Emerson Branch
    Crooked Creek
    Crawford Creek
    Beach Creek
    Trout Cove Branch
    Greasy Creek
    Buchanan Branch
    Jenkins Branch

Brasstown Creek is a stream in the U.S. states of Georgia and North Carolina. The 8.5-mile (13.7 km) long stream is a tributary to the Hiwassee River.

Brasstown Creek took its name from the now-extinct Indian village of Brasstown.

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