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Caraway Creek
Caraway Creek (Uwharrie River tributary) is located in North Carolina
Caraway Creek (Uwharrie River tributary)
Caraway Creek (Uwharrie River tributary) is located in the United States
Caraway Creek (Uwharrie River tributary)
Location of Caraway Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Uwharrie River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Randolph
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Caraway Creek and Deep River (via Muddy Creek)
about 0.25 miles east of Progress, North Carolina
790 ft (240 m)
River mouth Uwharrie River
about 0.5 miles east of Farmer, North Carolina
390 ft (120 m)
Length 25.76 mi (41.46 km)
Basin features
Progression generally south
River system Pee Dee
Basin size 98.10 square miles (254.1 km2)
Tributaries
Bridges Old Glenola Road, Creekview Drive, Roy Farlow Road, Old Marlboro Road, Beeson Farm Road, Beckerdite Road, Caraway Mountain Road, Jenco Road, US 64, Ridges Mountain Road, Golden Meadow Road, Old NC 49

Caraway Creek is a 25.76 mi (41.46 km) long 5th order tributary to the Uwharrie River, in Randolph County, North Carolina.

Course

Caraway Creek rises on the Deep River divide about 0.25 miles east of Progress in Randolph County, North Carolina. Caraway Creek then flows south to meet the Uwharrie River about 0.5 miles east of Farmer.

Watershed

Caraway Creek drains 98.10 square miles (254.1 km2) of area, receives about 46.7 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 372.93 and is about 54% forested.

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