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Buies Creek
Map of Buies Creek mouth location
Map of Buies Creek mouth location
Map of Buies Creek mouth location
Map of Buies Creek mouth location
Location of Buies Creek Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Cape Fear River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Harnett
City Buies Creek
Physical characteristics
Main source Black River divide
about 1.5 miles southeast of Angier, North Carolina
302 ft (92 m)
River mouth Cape Fear River
about 1 mile southwest of Buies Creek, North Carolina
98 ft (30 m)
Length 7.31 mi (11.76 km)
Basin features
Progression generally south
River system Cape Fear River
Basin size 27.91 square miles (72.3 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    East Buies Creek
  • Right:
    West Buies Creek
Bridges NC 55, Butts Road, Sheriff Johnson Road, US 421-NC 27

Buies Creek is a 7.31 mi (11.76 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Cape Fear River in Harnett County, North Carolina.

Course

Buies Creek rises about 1.5 miles southeast of Angier, North Carolina and then flows south to join the Cape Fear River about 1 miles southwest of Buies Creek, North Carolina.

Watershed

Buies Creek drains 27.91 square miles (72.3 km2) of area, receives about 46.7 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 492.65 and is about 22% forested.

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