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Hurricane Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Brown Creek
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Anson
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Hurricane Creek and Grindstone Branch of Goulds Fork
about 0.5 miles north of Pinkston, North Carolina
275 ft (84 m)
River mouth Brown Creek
about 3.5 miles southeast of Ansonville, North Carolina
197 ft (60 m)
Length 3.74 mi (6.02 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    3.93 cu ft/s (0.111 m3/s) at mouth with Brown Creek
Basin features
Progression northeast
River system Pee Dee River
Basin size 3.43 square miles (8.9 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Dennis Road

Hurricane Creek is a 3.74 mi (6.02 km) long 1st order tributary to Brown Creek in Anson County, North Carolina.

Course

Hurricane Creek rises about 0.5 miles north of Pinkston, North Carolina near the Wadesboro airport. Hurricane Creek then flows northeast to meet Brown Creek about 3.5 miles southeast of Ansonville, North Carolina.

Watershed

Hurricane Creek drains 3.43 square miles (8.9 km2) of area, receives about 47.9 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 500.57 and is about 53% forested.

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