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Bush Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to New Hope River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Chatham
Physical characteristics
Main source Pokeberry Creek divide
Farrington Village, North Carolina
430 ft (130 m)
River mouth New Hope River
B. Everett Jordan Lake
216 ft (66 m)
Length 5.76 mi (9.27 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    14.56 cu ft/s (0.412 m3/s) at mouth with New Hope River
Basin features
Progression northeast then southeast
River system Haw River
Basin size 12.09 square miles (31.3 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Herndon Creek
    Overcup Creek
Waterbodies B. Everett Jordan Lake
Bridges Millcroft Road, Langdon Court, Big Woods Road

Bush Creek is a 5.76 mi (9.27 km) long 3rd order tributary to the New Hope River in North Carolina. Bush Creek joins the New Hope River within the B. Everett Jordan Lake Reservoir.

Course

Bush Creek rises on the Pokeberry Creek divide in Farrington Village, North Carolina. Bush Creek then flows northeast and then turns southeast to meet New Hope River in the B. Everett Jordan Lake Reservoir in Chatham County.

Course of Bush Creek (New Hope River tributary)
Course of Bush Creek (New Hope River tributary)

Watershed

Bush Creek drains 12.09 square miles (31.3 km2) of area, receives about 47.3 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 405.13, and has an average water temperature of 15.07 °C. The watershed is 52% forested.

Watershed of Bush Creek (New Hope River tributary)
Watershed of Bush Creek (New Hope River tributary)
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