Horse Creek (Drowning Creek tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsHorse Creek
Location of Horse Creek mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Drowning Creek|
|Main source||Joes Fork divide
about 0.25 miles southwest of Pinehurst, North Carolina
480 ft (150 m)
35°11′26″N 079°29′07″W / 35.19056°N 79.48528°W
|River mouth||Drowning Creek
about 2 miles southwest of Addor, North Carolina
279 ft (85 m)
35°03′50″N 079°30′25″W / 35.06389°N 79.50694°W
|Length||10.08 mi (16.22 km)|
|River system||Lumber River|
|Basin size||43.51 square miles (112.7 km2)|
|Bridges||Burning Tree Road, Diamond Head Drive S, Linden Road, Roseland Road|
Horse Creek is a 10.08 mi (16.22 km) long 3rd order tributary to Drowning Creek (Lumber River), in Moore County, North Carolina. The water of Horse Creek is classed as WS-II and HQW (High-Quality Water).
Horse Creek rises on Joes Fork divide about 0.25 miles southwest of Pinehurst in Moore County, North Carolina. Horse Creek then takes a southerly course through numerous swamps to meet Drowning Creek about 2 miles southwest of Addor.
Horse Creek drains 43.51 square miles (112.7 km2) of area, receives about 49.2 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 466.77 and is about 37% forested.
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