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Little Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Cape Fear River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Harnett County
Physical characteristics
Main source Fish Creek divide
about 4 miles north-northeast of Mamers, North Carolina
290 ft (88 m)
River mouth Cape Fear River
about 5 miles west-southwest of Kipling, North Carolina
117 ft (36 m)
Length 1.61 mi (2.59 km)
Discharge
Basin features
Progression northeast and east
River system Cape Fear River
Basin size 0.90 square miles (2.3 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges none

Little Creek is a 1.61 mi (2.59 km) long 1st order tributary to the Cape Fear River in Harnett County, North Carolina. This stream rises and flows entirely within Raven Rock State Park.

Course

Little Creek rises about 4 miles north-northeast of Mamers, North Carolina in Raven Rock State Park and then flows northeast and east to join the Cape Fear River about 5 miles west-southwest of Kipling, North Carolina.

Watershed

Little Creek drains 0.90 square miles (2.3 km2) of area, receives about 46.5 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 360.67 and is about 92% forested.

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