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Falls Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Deep River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Moore
Chatham
Physical characteristics
Main source Bear Creek divide
Pond about 1 mile northwest of Harpers Crossroads, North Carolina
505 ft (154 m)
River mouth Deep River
about 0.25 miles southeast of High Falls, North Carolina
275 ft (84 m)
Length 10.80 mi (17.38 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    18.31 cu ft/s (0.518 m3/s) at mouth with Deep River
Basin features
Progression generally south
River system Deep River
Basin size 14.34 square miles (37.1 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Twelve Oaks Lane, NC 902, NC 42, Falls Creek Church Road, Wilson Road, River Road

Falls Creek is a 10.80 mi (17.38 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Deep River in Moore and Chatham Counties, North Carolina.

Course

Falls Creek rises in a pond about 1 mile northwest of Harpers Crossroads, North Carolina in Chatham County and then flows south to join the Deep River about 0.25 miles northwest of High Falls.

Watershed

Falls Creek drains 14.34 square miles (37.1 km2) of area, receives about 47.7 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 411.24 and is about 53% forested.

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