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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 Reedy Fork
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Guilford
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Brush Creek and Deep River
about 0.5 miles northwest of Piedmont Triad International Airport
910 ft (280 m)
36°07′17″N 079°57′46″W / 36.12139°N 79.96278°W / 36.12139; -79.96278
River mouth Reedy Fork
Lake Brandt
741 ft (226 m)
36°10′18″N 079°52′38″W / 36.17167°N 79.87722°W / 36.17167; -79.87722
Length 8.15 mi (13.12 km)
Basin features
Progression northeast
River system Haw River
Basin size 11.74 square miles (30.4 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Waterbodies Lake Higgins
Lake Brandt
Bridges NC 68, Cornerstone Drive, Ted Johnson Parkway, I-73, Muirfield Drive, Fleming Road, Brass Eagle Loop, Lewiston Road, Carlson Dairy Road, US 220

Brush Creek is a 8.15 mi (13.12 km) long 2nd order tributary to Reedy Fork in Guilford County, North Carolina.

Course

Brush Creek rises on the Deep River divide about 0.5 miles northwest of Piedmont Triad International Airport in Guilford County, North Carolina. Brush Creek then flows northeast to meet Reedy Fork in Lake Brandt.

Watershed

Brush Creek drains 11.74 square miles (30.4 km2) of area, receives about 44.8 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 419.83 and is about 26% forested.

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