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Camp Branch
Camp Branch (Swannanoa River tributary) is located in North Carolina
Camp Branch (Swannanoa River tributary)
Camp Branch (Swannanoa River tributary) is located in the United States
Camp Branch (Swannanoa River tributary)
Location of Camp Branch mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Swannanoa River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Buncombe
Physical characteristics
Main source base of Miami Mountain
about 1 mile south of Black Mountain, North Carolina
2,880 ft (880 m)
River mouth Swannanoa River
about 0.25 miles south of Black Mountain, North Carolina
2,310 ft (700 m)
Length 1.54 mi (2.48 km)
Basin features
Progression west-southwest
River system French Broad River
Basin size 3.02 square miles (7.8 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Camp Branch Road (x3), Lakey Gap Road, Sellers Lane, Donne Drive, Chaucer Road, NC 9, Dogwood Lane, Blue Ridge Road

Camp Branch is a 1.54 mi (2.48 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Swannanoa River in Buncombe County, North Carolina.

Course

Camp Branch rises about 1 mile southeast of Black Mountain, North Carolina in Buncombe County at the base of Miami Mountain. Camp Branch then flows west-southwest to meet the Swannanoa River about 0.25 miles south of Black Mountain.

Watershed

Camp Branch drains 3.02 square miles (7.8 km2) of area, receives about 50.3 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 238.99 and is about 81% forested.

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