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Grays Creek
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Location of Grays Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Cape Fear River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Cumberland
Physical characteristics
Main source Rockfish Creek divide
Roslin, North Carolina
170 ft (52 m)
34°55′53″N 078°56′11″W / 34.93139°N 78.93639°W / 34.93139; -78.93639
River mouth Cape Fear River
about 1 mile southwest of Lena, North Carolina
41 ft (12 m)
34°53′34″N 078°49′01″W / 34.89278°N 78.81694°W / 34.89278; -78.81694
Length 9.00 mi (14.48 km)
Basin features
Progression generally southeast
River system Cape Fear River
Basin size 13.07 square miles (33.9 km2)
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
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Waterbodies Rainey Pond
Bridges Cypress Lakes Road, NC 87, Blossum Road

Grays Creek is a 9.00 mi (14.48 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Cape Fear River in Cumberland County, North Carolina.


Grays Creek rises in Roslin, North Carolina and then flows in a southeasterly direction to join the Cape Fear River about 1 mile southwest of Lena, North Carolina.


Grays Creek drains 13.07 square miles (33.9 km2) of area, receives about 48.3 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 559.06 and is about 15% forested.

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