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Burris Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Fisher River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Surry
Physical characteristics
Main source Pine Branch divide
about 4 miles south of Blevins Store, North Carolina
1,350 ft (410 m)
River mouth Fisher River
about 4 miles southeast of Blevins Store, North Carolina
1,115 ft (340 m)
Length 4.14 mi (6.66 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    5.17 cu ft/s (0.146 m3/s) at mouth with Fisher River
Basin features
Progression southeast and northeast
River system Yadkin River
Basin size 3.19 square miles (8.3 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Crossroad Church Road, Jackoos Lane, Hodges Mill Road

Burris Creek is a 4.14 mi (6.66 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Fisher River in Surry County, North Carolina.

Variant names

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

  • Burriss Creek

Course

Burris Creek rises on the Pine Branch divide about 4 miles south of Blevins Store, North Carolina. Burris Creek then flows southeast and then turns northeast to join the Fisher River about 4 miles southeast of Blevins Store.

Watershed

Burris Creek drains 3.17 square miles (8.2 km2) of area, receives about 49.0 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 366.74, and is about 56% forested.

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