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Broad Creek
Broad Creek (Bogue Sound) is located in North Carolina
Broad Creek (Bogue Sound)
Location of Broad Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Bogue Sound
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Carteret
Physical characteristics
Main source confluence of East and West Prongs of Broad Creek
Broad Creek, North Carolina
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River mouth Bogue Sound
Broad Creek, North Carolina
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Length 0.76 mi (1.22 km)
Basin features
Progression Broad → BogueAtlantic Ocean
River system White Oak River
Basin size 6.28 square miles (16.3 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    East Prong of Broad Creek
  • Right:
    West Prong of Broad Creek

Broad Creek is a water body bordering the community of Broad Creek, North Carolina. The creek empties into Bogue Sound, which is separated from the Atlantic Ocean by Bogue Banks, part of North Carolina's barrier islands known as the Southern Outer Banks. The creek also runs through the Croatan National Forest.

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