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Cranes Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Brown Creek
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Anson
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Cranes Branch and Lanes Creek
about 1.5 miles north of Polkton, North Carolina
415 ft (126 m)
River mouth Brown Creek
about 3 miles northeast of Polkton, North Carolina
223 ft (68 m)
Length 3.35 mi (5.39 km)
  • Average rate:
    3.07 cu ft/s (0.087 m3/s) at mouth with Brown Creek
Basin features
Progression east
River system Pee Dee River
Basin size 2.61 square miles (6.8 km2)
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Ansonville-Polkton Road, Cameron-Briley Road

Cranes Branch is a tributary of Brown Creek in Anson County, North Carolina that rises north of Polkton, North Carolina and then flows east to meet Brown Creek about 3 miles northeast of Polkton. The watershed is about 58% forested, 36% agricultural and the rest is of other land uses.

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