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Flat Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Deep River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Randolph
Chatham
Physical characteristics
Main source Little Brush Creek divide
Pond about 4 miles northwest of Harpers Crossroads, North Carolina
535 ft (163 m)
River mouth Deep River
about 2 miles southwest of Bennett, North Carolina
329 ft (100 m)
Length 9.07 mi (14.60 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    16.87 cu ft/s (0.478 m3/s) at mouth with Deep River
Basin features
Progression southwest
River system Deep River
Basin size 14.24 square miles (36.9 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Bill Lambert Road, Bennett Flatwoods Road, Bennett-Siler City Road, NC 42, Pleasant Grove Church Road, Flat Creek Road

Flat Creek is a 9.07 mi (14.60 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Deep River in Randolph and Chatham Counties, North Carolina.

Course

Flat Creek rises about 4 miles northwest of Harpers Crossroads, North Carolina in Chatham County and then flows southwesterly into Randolph County to join the Deep River about 2 miles southwest of Bennett, North Carolina.

Watershed

Flat Creek drains 14.24 square miles (36.9 km2) of area, receives about 47.5 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 427.78 and is about 52% forested.

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