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Fall Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Cape Fear River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Lee
Physical characteristics
Main source Patchet Creek divide
pond about 0.25 miles northwest of Broadway, North Carolina
465 ft (142 m)
River mouth Cape Fear River
about 4 miles south of Corinth, North Carolina
147 ft (45 m)
Length 7.98 mi (12.84 km)
Discharge
Basin features
Progression northeast
River system Cape Fear River
Basin size 8.77 square miles (22.7 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Salem Church Road, Copeland Road, Buckhorn Road

Fall Creek is a 7.98 mi (12.84 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Cape Fear River in Lee County, North Carolina.

Course

Fall Creek rises in a pond about 0.25 miles northwest of Broadway, North Carolina and then flows northeasterly to join the Cape Fear River about 4 miles south of Corinth.

Watershed

Fall Creek drains 8.77 square miles (22.7 km2) of area, receives about 47.5 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 392.92 and is about 57% forested.

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