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Juniper Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Cape Fear River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Harnett
City Erwin
Physical characteristics
Main source Thorntons Creek divide
about 1 mile south of Coats, North Carolina
240 ft (73 m)
River mouth Cape Fear River
Erwin, North Carolina
68 ft (21 m)
Length 5.05 mi (8.13 km)
Discharge
Basin features
Progression southwest
River system Cape Fear River
Basin size 16.19 square miles (41.9 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Stewart Creek
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Clayhole Road, Prospect Church Road, US 421, Old Stage Road

Juniper Creek is a 5.05 mi (8.13 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Cape Fear River in Harnett County, North Carolina.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • Stuart Creek

Course

Juniper Creek rises about 1 mile south of Coats, North Carolina and then flows southwest to join the Cape Fear River at Erwin, North Carolina.

Watershed

Juniper Creek drains 16.19 square miles (41.9 km2) of area, receives about 48.0 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 502.31 and is about 21% forested.

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