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Cedar Creek
Cedar Creek (Uwharrie River tributary) is located in North Carolina
Cedar Creek (Uwharrie River tributary)
Cedar Creek (Uwharrie River tributary) is located in the United States
Cedar Creek (Uwharrie River tributary)
Location of Cedar Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Uwharrie River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Montgomery
Physical characteristics
Main source Rocky Creek divide
about 3 miles southeast of Uwharrie, North Carolina
710 ft (220 m)
River mouth Uwharrie River
about 2 miles southwest of Uwharrie, North Carolina
289 ft (88 m)
Length 2.72 mi (4.38 km)
Basin features
Progression generally west
River system Pee Dee
Basin size 5.32 square miles (13.8 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Watery Branch
Bridges River Road

Cedar Creek is a 2.72 mi (4.38 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Uwharrie River, in Montgomery County, North Carolina.

Course

Cedar Creek rises on the Rocky Creek divide about 3 miles southeast of Uwharrie in Montgomery County, North Carolina. Cedar Creek then flows generally west to meet the Uwharrie River about 2 miles southwest of Uwharrie.

Watershed

Cedar Creek Creek drains 5.32 square miles (13.8 km2) of area, receives about 47.9 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 339.72 and is about 92% forested.

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