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Cedar Creek
Map of Cedar Creek mouth location
Map of Cedar Creek mouth location
Map of Cedar Creek mouth location
Map of Cedar Creek mouth location
Location of Cedar Creek Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Cape Fear River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Harnett County
Physical characteristics
Main source Camels Creek divide
about 1 mile north of Ryes, North Carolina
415 ft (126 m)
35°26′41″N 078°59′48″W / 35.44472°N 78.99667°W / 35.44472; -78.99667
River mouth Cape Fear River
about 6 miles northeast of Ryes, North Carolina
125 ft (38 m)
35°28′45″N 078°56′31″W / 35.47917°N 78.94194°W / 35.47917; -78.94194
Length 4.92 mi (7.92 km)
Basin features
Progression northeast
River system Cape Fear River
Basin size 5.74 square miles (14.9 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Patterson Road, Cool Springs Road

Cedar Creek is a 4.92 mi (7.92 km) long 1st order tributary to the Cape Fear River in Harnett County, North Carolina. This stream forms the southwestern boundary of Raven Rock State Park.

Course

Cedar Creek rises about 1 mile north of Ryes, North Carolina and then flows northeast to join the Cape Fear River about 6 miles northeast of Rye, North Carolina.

Watershed

Cedar Creek drains 5.74 square miles (14.9 km2) of area, receives about 47.2 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 372.42 and is about 69% forested.

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