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Dry Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Haw River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Chatham
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Harlands Creek and Landrum Creek (Rocky River)
about 4 miles south-southeast of Silk Hope, North Carolina
630 ft (190 m)
River mouth Haw River
about 2 miles northwest of Bynum, North Carolina
338 ft (103 m)
Length 12.89 mi (20.74 km)
Discharge
  • Location:
    Haw River
  • Average rate:
    24.47 cu ft/s (0.693 m3/s) at mouth with Haw River
Basin features
Progression northeast
River system Haw River
Basin size 20.21 square miles (52.3 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Long Branch
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Harold Hackney Road, Bowers Store Road, Silk Hope Gum Springs Road, Graham Road (NC 87), Old Graham Road

Dry Creek is a 12.89 mi (20.74 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Haw River in Chatham County, North Carolina.

Course

Dry Creek rises about 4 miles south-southeast of Silk Hope, North Carolina in Chatham County and then flows northeast to the Haw River upstream of Bynum.

Watershed

Dry Creek drains 20.21 square miles (52.3 km2) of area, receives about 47.4 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 430.05 and is about 60% forested.

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Course of Dry Creek (Haw River tributary)
Course of Dry Creek (Haw River tributary) in Chatham County, North Carolina
Watershed of Dry Creek (Haw RIver tributary)
Watershed of Dry Creek (Haw River tributary) in Chatham County, North Carolina
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