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Bull Creek
Map of Bull Creek mouth location
Map of Bull Creek mouth location
Map of Bull Creek mouth location
Map of Bull Creek mouth location
Location of Bull Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Ararat River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Surry
Physical characteristics
Main source Caddle Creek divide
about 2 miles north of Black Water, North Carolina
1,360 ft (410 m)
River mouth Ararat River
about 3 miles northeast of Pine Hill, North Carolina
875 ft (267 m)
Length 8.59 mi (13.82 km)
Basin features
Progression southeast
River system Yadkin River
Basin size 13.92 square miles (36.1 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    Whittier Creek
Bridges Mountain Ridge Trail, Siloam Road, Key Road, Waterloo Lane, Golden Acres Lane, Ararat Road, Eldora Road, Bryant Mill Road

Bull Creek is a 8.59 mi (13.82 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Ararat River in Surry County, North Carolina.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • Bull Run
  • Bull Run Creek

Course

Bull Creek rises on the Caddle Creek divide about 2 miles north of Black Water, North Carolina. Bull Creek then flows southeast to join the Ararat River about 3 miles northeast of Pine Hill, North Carolina.

Watershed

Bull Creek drains 13.92 square miles (36.1 km2) of area, receives about 47.8 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 358.20, and is about 43% forested.

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