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Broad Mouth Branch
Map of Broad Mouth Branch mouth location
Map of Broad Mouth Branch mouth location
Map of Broad Mouth Branch mouth location
Map of Broad Mouth Branch mouth location
Location of Broad Mouth Branch mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Deep River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Randolph
Physical characteristics
Main source Back Branch divide
Pond about 2.5 miles northeast of Coleridge, North Carolina
605 ft (184 m)
River mouth Deep River
about 1.5 miles north of Coleridge, North Carolina
399 ft (122 m)
Length 2.69 mi (4.33 km)
Basin features
Progression southwest
River system Deep River
Basin size 2.15 square miles (5.6 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Troy Caverness Road, NC 22

Broad Mouth Branch is a 2.69 mi (4.33 km) long 1st order tributary to the Deep River in Randolph, North Carolina. This is the only stream with this name in the United States according to the US Geological Survey.

Course

Broad Mouth Branch rises in a pond on the Back Branch divide about 2.5 miles northeast of Coleridge, North Carolina in Randolph County, North Carolina and then flows southwesterly to join the Deep River about 1 mile north of Coleridge, North Carolina.

Watershed

Broad Mouth Branch drains 2.15 square miles (5.6 km2) of area, receives about 47.3 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 383.09 and is about 50% forested.

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