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Folkner Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to New Hope River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Chatham
Physical characteristics
Main source Rocky Ford and Lick Branch divide
about 3 miles west of Green Level, North Carolina
315 ft (96 m)
River mouth New Hope River
B. Everett Jordan Lake
216 ft (66 m)
Length 3.89 mi (6.26 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    3.79 cu ft/s (0.107 m3/s) at mouth with New Hope River
Basin features
Progression generally west
River system Haw River
Basin size 3.15 square miles (8.2 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Waterbodies B. Everett Jordan Lake
Bridges Farrington Road

Folkner Branch is a 3.89 mi (6.26 km) long 1st order tributary to the New Hope River in North Carolina. Folkner Branch joins the New Hope River within the B. Everett Jordan Lake Reservoir.

Course

Folkner Branch rises in a pond on the Rocky Ford and Lick Branch divide about 3 miles west of Green Level, North Carolina. Folkner Branch then flows westerly to meet New Hope River in the B. Everett Jordan Lake Reservoir in Chatham County.

Course of Folkner Branch (New Hope River tributary)
Course and Watershed of Folkner Branch (New Hope River tributary)

Watershed

Folkner Branch drains 3.15 square miles (8.2 km2) of area, receives about 47.0 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 508.03, and has an average water temperature of 15.35 °C. The watershed is 66% forested.

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