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Harrison Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Cape Fear River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Bladen
Cumberland
Physical characteristics
Main source Harrison Creek Bay
about 5 miles southeast of Cedar Creek, North Carolina
110 ft (34 m)
River mouth Cape Fear River
about 1.5 miles south of Burney, North Carolina
25 ft (7.6 m)
Length 12.84 mi (20.66 km)
Discharge
Basin features
Progression generally south
River system Cape Fear River
Basin size 50.36 square miles (130.4 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Indian Creek
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Troy Fisher Road, Cedar Creek Road, Johnson Road, Privateer Farm Road, Camp Bowers Trail, River Road, Burney Road

Harrison Creek is a 12.84 mi (20.66 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Cape Fear River in Bladen County, North Carolina.

Course

Harrison Creek rises in Harrison Creek Bay, a Carolina Bay, about 5 miles southeast of Cedar Creek, North Carolina in Cumberland County. Harrison Creek then flows south into Bladen County to join the Cape Fear River about 1.5 miles south of Burney, North Carolina. The course of Harrison Creek is hard to determine in swamps and with channelization of the stream.

Watershed

Harrison Creek drains 50.36 square miles (130.4 km2) of area, receives about 48.7 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 620.10 and is about 17% forested.

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