Browns Creek (Cape Fear River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBrowns Creek
Location of Browns Creek mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Cape Fear River|
|Main source||Sheriff White Bay, a Carolina Bay
about 1 mile southeast of Dublin, North Carolina
125 ft (38 m)
|River mouth||Cape Fear River
about 1.5 miles east of Elizabethtown, North Carolina
23 ft (7.0 m)
|Length||18.79 mi (30.24 km)|
|Progression||southeast and east|
|River system||Cape Fear River|
|Basin size||18.79 square miles (48.7 km2)|
|Bridges||Hugs Hog Farm Road, Browns Creek Church Road, Westwood Drive, unnamed road, Peanut Plant Road, NC 87, Martin Luther King Drive, US 701-NC 242, Mercer Mill Road, NC 87|
Browns Creek rises in Sheriff White Pond, a Carolina Bay, about 1 mile southeast of Dublin, North Carolina. Browns Creek then flows southeast and east through the south side of Elizabethtown to join the Cape Fear River about 1.5 miles east of Elizabethtown, North Carolina.
Browns Creek drains 18.79 square miles (48.7 km2) of area, receives about 49.2 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 561.30 and is about 21% forested.
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