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Brooks Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Haw River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Chatham
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Brooks Creek and Dry Creek
pond about 1.5 miles north of Gum Springs, North Carolina
505 ft (154 m)
River mouth Haw River
Bynum, North Carolina
305 ft (93 m)
Length 6.79 mi (10.93 km)
Discharge
  • Location:
    Haw River
  • Average rate:
    12.09 cu ft/s (0.342 m3/s) at mouth with Haw River
Basin features
Progression east
River system Haw River
Basin size 9.90 square miles (25.6 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges NC 87, Old Graham Road, Bent Tree, Eddie Perry Road

Brooks Creek is a 6.79 mi (10.93 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Haw River in Chatham County, North Carolina.

Course

Brooks Creek rises about 1.5 miles north of Gum Springs, North Carolina in Chatham County and then flows east to the Haw River across from Bynum.

Watershed

Brooks Creek drains 9.90 square miles (25.6 km2) of area, receives about 47.4 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 424.50 and is about 74% forested.

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Course of Brooks Creek (Haw River tributary)
Course of Brooks Creek (Haw River tributary) in Chatham County, North Carolina
Watershed of Brooks Creek (Haw River tributary)
Watershed of Brooks Creek (Haw River tributary) in Chatham County, North Carolina
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