Duncombe Creek (Uwharrie River tributary) facts for kids
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Location of Duncombe Creek mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Uwharrie River|
|Main source||Poison Fork divide
east side of King Mountain
830 ft (250 m)
35°27′14″N 080°00′18″W / 35.45389°N 80.00500°W
|River mouth||Uwharrie River
about 4 miles south-southeast of Coggins Mine
315 ft (96 m)
35°31′01″N 079°57′06″W / 35.51694°N 79.95167°W
|Length||5.59 mi (9.00 km)|
|River system||Pee Dee|
|Basin size||4.29 square miles (11.1 km2)|
|Bridges||Grissom Road, Ophir Road|
Duncombe Creek is a 5.59 mi (9.00 km) long 1st order tributary to the Uwharrie River, in Montgomery County, North Carolina.
Duncombe Creek rises on the Poison Fork divide on the east side of King Mountain in Randolph County, North Carolina. Duncombe Creek then flows southwest to meet the Uwharrie River about 4 miles south-southeast of Coggins Mine.
Duncombe Creek drains 4.29 square miles (11.1 km2) of area, receives about 47.5 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 364.55 and is about 79% forested.
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