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Cedar Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Deep River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Moore
Randolph
Chatham
Physical characteristics
Main source Flat Creek divide
about 1.5 miles northwest of High Falls, North Carolina
485 ft (148 m)
River mouth Deep River
Pond about 0.25 miles southeast of Bennett, North Carolina
295 ft (90 m)
Length 5.62 mi (9.04 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    9.63 cu ft/s (0.273 m3/s) at mouth with Deep River
Basin features
Progression south
River system Deep River
Basin size 8.02 square miles (20.8 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges E Carthage Street, NC 22, Bernard Purvis Road, Jerry Frye Road, Bernard Purvis Road, George P Road

Cedar Creek is a 5.62 mi (9.04 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Deep River in Moore, Randolph, and Chatham Counties, North Carolina. This stream is one of two streams named Cedar Creek on the left bank of the Deep River. The other Cedar Creek has its confluence in Chatham County.

Course

Cedar Ceeek Creek rises in a pond in Chatham County and then flows south into Moore County to join the Deep River about 1.5 miles northwest of High Falls, North Carolina.

Watershed

Cedar Creek Creek drains 8.02 square miles (20.8 km2) of area, receives about 47.6 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 414.45 and is about 48% forested.

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