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Brice Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Trent River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Craven
Physical characteristics
Main source confluence of West Prong and East Prong Brice Creek
about 0.5 miles southwest of James City, North Carolina
35 ft (11 m)
River mouth Trent River
about 6 miles northwest of Havelock, North Carolina
0 ft (0 m)
Length 12.27 mi (19.75 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    97.17 cu ft/s (2.752 m3/s) at mouth with Trent River
Basin features
Progression north-northwest
River system Neuse River
Basin size 68.14 square miles (176.5 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    West Prong Brice Creek
    Black Branch
    Georges Branch
  • Right:
    East Prong Brice Creek
    Great Branch
    Lees Branch
Bridges Old Airport Road, Brices Creek Road

Brice Creek is a 12.23 mi (19.68 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Trent River in Craven County, North Carolina.

Course

Brice Creek is formed at the confluence of East Prong and West Prong Brice Creek about 6 miles northwest of Havelock, North Carolina and then flows north-northwest to join the Trent River about 0.5 miles southwest of James City.

Watershed

Brice Creek drains 68.14 square miles (176.5 km2) of area, receives about 55.6 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 631.01, and is about 23% forested.

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