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Horse Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Trent River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Lenoir
Physical characteristics
Main source Hornpipe Branch divide
about 2 miles north of Nobles Mill, North Carolina
32 ft (9.8 m)
River mouth Trent River
about 0.5 miles east of Nobles Mill, North Carolina
21 ft (6.4 m)
Length 2.80 mi (4.51 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    3.79 cu ft/s (0.107 m3/s) at mouth with Trent River
Basin features
Progression generally south
River system Neuse River
Basin size 2.69 square miles (7.0 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Jesse Howard Road

Horse Branch is a 2.80 mi (4.51 km) long 1st order tributary to the Trent River in Lenoir County, North Carolina.

Course

Horse Branch rises about 2 miles north of Nobles Mill, North Carolina and then takes a southerly course to join the Trent River about 0.5 miles east of Nobles Mill.

Watershed

Horse Branch drains 2.69 square miles (7.0 km2) of area, receives about 51.3 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 575.21, and is about 32% forested.

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