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Camp Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Fisher River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Surry
Physical characteristics
Main source south side of Blue Ridge Mountain Escarpment
about 1.5 miles southwest of Fisher Peak
2,460 ft (750 m)
River mouth Fisher River
about 2 miles southeast of Lowgap, North Carolina
1,250 ft (380 m)
Length 4.05 mi (6.52 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    6.65 cu ft/s (0.188 m3/s) at mouth with Fisher River
Basin features
Progression southwest
River system Yadkin River
Basin size 4.29 square miles (11.1 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Bear Trail, Creeks Edge Lane (x2), Old Lowgap Road, Vander Trail, W Pine Street, Hidden Valley Road

Camp Branch is a 4.05 mi (6.52 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Fisher River in Surry County, North Carolina.

Course

Camp Branch rises on the Blue Ridge Mountain escarpment about 1.5 miles southwest of Fisher Peak. Camp Branch then flows southwest to join the Fisher River about 2 miles southeast of Lowgap, North Carolina.

Watershed

Camp Branch drains 4.29 square miles (11.1 km2) of area, receives about 47.8 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 277.75, and is about 85% forested.

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