Harrison Creek (Cape Fear River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsHarrison Creek
Location of Harrison Creek mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Cape Fear River|
|Main source||Harrison Creek Bay
about 5 miles southeast of Cedar Creek, North Carolina
110 ft (34 m)
34°54′40″N 078°41′55″W / 34.91111°N 78.69861°W
|River mouth||Cape Fear River
about 1.5 miles south of Burney, North Carolina
25 ft (7.6 m)
34°42′41″N 078°42′52″W / 34.71139°N 78.71444°W
|Length||12.84 mi (20.66 km)|
|River system||Cape Fear River|
|Basin size||50.36 square miles (130.4 km2)|
|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.
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.
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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