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Cold Water Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Irish Buffalo Creek
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Cabarrus
Rowan
City Kannapolis
China Grove
Physical characteristics
Main source Town Creek divide
about 0.5 miles northeast of China Grove, North Carolina
765 ft (233 m)
River mouth Irish Buffalo Creek
about 3 miles northeast of Flows Store, North Carolina
508 ft (155 m)
Length 19.59 mi (31.53 km)
Discharge
Basin features
Progression southeast and south
River system Pee Dee River
Basin size 64.06 square miles (165.9 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Little Cold Water Creek
  • Right:
    Threemile Branch
Waterbodies Lake Fisher
Bridges NC 152, Lentz Road, Old Beatty Ford Road, Bostian Road, Moose Road, Lane Street, Brantley Road, Centergrove Road, US 601-I-85, Old Salisbury Concord Road, Corban Avenue, Old Airport Road, NC 49-73, US 601

Cold Water Creek is a 19.59 mi (31.53 km) long 4th order tributary to Irish Buffalo Creek in Cabarrus County, North Carolina.

Course

Cold Water Creek rises about 0.5 miles northeast of China Grove, North Carolina, and then flows southeast and south to join Irish Buffalo Creek about 3 miles northeast of Flows Store.

Watershed

Cold Water Creek drains 64.06 square miles (165.9 km2) of area, receives about 46.9 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 397.40, and is about 41% forested.

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