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Fish Creek
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Location of Fish Creek Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Cape Fear River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Harnett County
Physical characteristics
Main source Camels Creek divide
Pond about 1 mile nonrt-northeast of Mamers, North Carolina
335 ft (102 m)
35°25′18″N 078°56′00″W / 35.42167°N 78.93333°W / 35.42167; -78.93333
River mouth Cape Fear River
about 4 miles southwest of Kipling, North Carolina
115 ft (35 m)
35°27′12″N 078°52′25″W / 35.45333°N 78.87361°W / 35.45333; -78.87361
Length 5.37 mi (8.64 km)
Basin features
Progression southeast and northeast
River system Cape Fear River
Basin size 7.68 square miles (19.9 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges US 421, Community Road, US 421, S River Road

Fish Creek is a 5.37 mi (8.64 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Cape Fear River in Harnett County, North Carolina. The lower reaches of this stream are in Raven Rock State Park.

Course

Fish Creek rises in a pond about 1 mile north-northeast of Mamers, North Carolina and then flows southeast and makes a curve northeast to join the Cape Fear River about 4 miles southwest of Kipling, North Carolina.

Watershed

Fish Creek drains 7.68 square miles (19.9 km2) of area, receives about 46.1 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 419.66 and is about 54% forested.

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