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James Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Little River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Moore
Hoke
Physical characteristics
Main source Jennie Creek divide
about 1 mile south of Southern Pines, North Carolina in Weymouth Woods
415 ft (126 m)
River mouth Little River
about 2 miles northeast of Inverness, North Carolina
208 ft (63 m)
Length 13.50 mi (21.73 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    38.17 cu ft/s (1.081 m3/s) at mouth with Little River
Basin features
Progression northeast
River system Cape Fear River
Basin size 34.07 square miles (88.2 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    Silver Run
    Tuckahoe Creek
Bridges Valhalla Road, Connecticut Avenue, Tremont Street

James Creek is a 13.50 mi (21.73 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Little River in Hoke and Moore Counties, North Carolina.

Course

James Creek rises on the Jennie Creek divide about 1 mile south of Southern Pines in Moore County, North Carolina. James Creek then flows northeasterly to meet the Little River about 2 miles northeast of Inverness.

Watershed

James Creek drains 34.07 square miles (88.2 km2) of area, receives about 47.8 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 456.69 and is about 55% forested.

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