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Brown Creek
Brown Creek (Pee Dee River tributary) is located in North Carolina
Brown Creek (Pee Dee River tributary)
Location of Brown Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Pee Dee River
Country United States
State North Carolina
South Carolina
Counties Anson (NC)
Union (NC)
Chesterfield (SC)
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Lynches River (Hills Creek) and Brown Creek
about 1 mile north of Pageland, South Carolina
540 ft (160 m)
34°47′51″N 080°23′50″W / 34.79750°N 80.39722°W / 34.79750; -80.39722
River mouth Pee Dee River
about 2 miles southeast of Ansonville, North Carolina
180 ft (55 m)
35°05′22″N 080°00′56″W / 35.08944°N 80.01556°W / 35.08944; -80.01556
Length 46.47 mi (74.79 km)
Basin features
Progression northeast
River system Pee Dee River
Basin size 180.95 square miles (468.7 km2)
Bridges Brock Road, Outen Road, Canal Road, Smith Town Road, Okey High Road, Meltonville Church Road, Lower White Store Road, Mineral Springs Church Road, Poplar Hill Church Road, US 74, Cameron Road, NC 742, US 52, Pinkston River Road, Grassy Island Road

Brown Creek is a tributary of the Pee Dee River in south-central North Carolina and north-central South Carolina that drains Chesterfield County, South Carolina, Union County, North Carolina, and Anson County, North Carolina.

Brown Creek rises near the town of the Pageland, South Carolina and flows northeast briefly into Union County and then through Anson County. The creek drains a large portion of the Wadesboro Triassic Basin.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • Big Brown Creek
  • Browns Creek
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