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Buffalo Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Deep River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Moore
Physical characteristics
Main source Suck Creek divide
Pond about 0.5 miles northeast of Zion Grove, North Carolina
615 ft (187 m)
River mouth Deep River
about 0.5 miles southeast of High Falls, North Carolina
265 ft (81 m)
Length 12.73 mi (20.49 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    21.8 cu ft/s (0.62 m3/s) at mouth with Deep River
Basin features
Progression generally north
River system Deep River
Basin size 21.80 square miles (56.5 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Meadow Creek
  • Right:
    Gold Mine Branch
Bridges NC 24-27, Plank Road, Ritter Road, NC 22

Buffalo Creek is a 12.73 mi (20.49 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Deep River in Moore County, North Carolina.

Course

Buffalo Creek rises in a pond about 0.5 miles northeast of Zion Grove, North Carolina in Moore County and then flows north to join the Deep River about 0.5 miles southeast of High Falls, North Carolina.

Watershed

Buffalo Creek drains 21.80 square miles (56.5 km2) of area, receives about 48.1 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 423.53 and is about 65% forested.

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