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Gourdvine Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Richardson Creek
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Union
Physical characteristics
Main source Maness Branch divide
pond about 1.5 miles southeast of Hamilton Crossroads, North Carolina
548 ft (167 m)
River mouth Richardson Creek
about 2 miles southeast of New Salem, North Carolina
348 ft (106 m)
Length 5.59 mi (9.00 km)
Discharge
Basin features
Progression north
River system Pee Dee
Basin size 9.82 square miles (25.4 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    Gold Branch
    Smith Branch
Bridges Ansonville Road, Olive Branch Road, Bunn Simpson Road, Holly School Road

Gourdvine Creek is a 5.59 mi (9.00 km) long 1st order tributary to Richardson Creek in Union County, North Carolina.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • Gourd Wine Creek

Course

Gourdvine Creek rises in a pond about 1.5 miles southeast of Hamilton Crossroads, North Carolina and then flows north to join Richardson Creek about 2 miles southeast of New Salem.

Watershed

Gourdvine Creek drains 9.82 square miles (25.4 km2) of area, receives about 48.1 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 401.82, and is about 33% forested.

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