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Lick Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Dutch Buffalo Creek
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Cabarrus
Rowan
Physical characteristics
Main source Cold Water Creek divide
about 3 miles east of Kannapolis, North Carolina
798 ft (243 m)
River mouth Dutch Buffalo Creek
about 1 mile west of Rimer, North Carolina
659 ft (201 m)
Length 3.38 mi (5.44 km)
Discharge
Basin features
Progression southeast
River system Pee Dee River
Basin size 1.62 square miles (4.2 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Gregory Road, Sapp Road, Barrier Road

Lick Branch is a 3.38 mi (5.44 km) long 1st order tributary to Dutch Buffalo Creek in Cabarrus County, North Carolina.

Course

Lick Branch rises about 3 miles east of Kannapolis, North Carolina in Rowan County, and then flows southeast into Cabarrus County to join Dutch Buffalo Creek about 1 mile west of Rimer.

Watershed

Lick Branch drains 1.62 square miles (4.2 km2) of area, receives about 46.8 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 411.61, and is about 51% forested.

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