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Bush Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Cape Fear River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Lee
Physical characteristics
Main source Fall Creek divide
about 4 miles northeast of Sanford, North Carolina
298 ft (91 m)
River mouth Cape Fear River
about 1 mile southeast of Brickhaven, North Carolina
151 ft (46 m)
Length 4.00 mi (6.44 km)
Discharge
Basin features
Progression generally northeast
River system Cape Fear River
Basin size 7.25 square miles (18.8 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges none

Bush Creek is a 4.00 mi (6.44 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Cape Fear River in Lee County, North Carolina.

Course

Bush Creek rises about 4 miles northeast of Sanford, North Carolina and then flows northeasterly to join the Cape Fear River about 1 mile southeast of Brickhaven, North Carolina.

Watershed

Bush Creek drains 7.25 square miles (18.8 km2) of area, receives about 47.6 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 407.09 and is about 60% forested.

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