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Hector Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Cape Fear River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Harnett County
Wake
Physical characteristics
Main source Buckhorn Creek divide
pond about 0.5 miles northeast of Duncan, North Carolina
435 ft (133 m)
River mouth Cape Fear River
about 4 miles southwest of Kipling, North Carolina
115 ft (35 m)
Length 10.81 mi (17.40 km)
Discharge
Basin features
Progression generally south
River system Cape Fear River
Basin size 19.11 square miles (49.5 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Cooper Branch
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges NC 42, Wagstaff Road, Rock Spring Lane, Rawls Church Road, Baptist Grove Road, Kipling Road, Christian Light Road

Hector Creek is a 10.81 mi (17.40 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Cape Fear River in Harnett County, North Carolina.

Course

Hector Creek rises in a pond about 0.5 miles northeast of Duncan, North Carolina in Wake County and then flows south to Harnett County to join the Cape Fear River about 4 miles southwest of Kipling, North Carolina.

Watershed

Hector Creek drains 19.11 square miles (49.5 km2) of area, receives about 46.6 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 410.00 and is about 50% forested.

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