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Brush Creek
Map of Brush Creek mouth location
Map of Brush Creek mouth location
Map of Brush Creek mouth location
Map of Brush Creek mouth location
Location of Brush Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Deep River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Randolph
Chatham
Physical characteristics
Main source Mt Pleasant Creek divide
about 1.5 miles west of Staley, North Carolina
685 ft (209 m)
River mouth Deep River
about 1 mile west of Cheeks, North Carolina
347 ft (106 m)
Length 23.09 mi (37.16 km)
Basin features
Progression generally south
River system Deep River
Basin size 69.05 square miles (178.8 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Reedy Fork
    Blood Run
    Little Brush Creek
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Old Staley Road, Langley Road, Browns Crossroads Road, Hicks Farm Road, US 64, Morris Chapel Road, Coleridge Road, Manor Rock Road, Lanes Mill Road, Lambeth Mill Road, NC 42

Brush Creek is a 23.09 mi (37.16 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Deep River in Randolph and Chatham Counties, North Carolina.

Course

Brush Creek rises about 1.5 miles west of Staley, North Carolina in Randolph County and then flows southerly briefly flowing into Chatham County before re-entering Randolph County and joining the Deep River about 1 mile west of Cheeks, North Carolina.

Watershed

Brush Creek drains 69.05 square miles (178.8 km2) of area, receives about 47.6 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 417.16 and is about 53% forested.

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