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Little Richardson Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Richardson Creek
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Union
City Monroe
Physical characteristics
Main source Buffalo Creek divide
about 1 mile southeast of Alton, North Carolina
648 ft (198 m)
River mouth Richardson Creek
Lake Lee southeast of Monroe, North Carolina
490 ft (150 m)
Length 6.39 mi (10.28 km)
Discharge
Basin features
Progression generally east
River system Pee Dee
Basin size 16.46 square miles (42.6 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    Buck Branch
Waterbodies Lake Monroe
Lake Lee
Bridges Bruce Thomas Road, E Sandy Ridge Road (x2), Stack Road, Macedonia Church Road, Medlin Road

Little Richardson Creek is a 6.39 mi (10.28 km) long 3rd order tributary to Richardson Creek in Union County, North Carolina.

Course

Little Richardson Creek rises about 1 mile southeast of Alton, North Carolina and then flows north to join Richardson Creek in Lake Lee southeast of Monroe, North Carolina.

Watershed

Little Richardson Creek drains 16.46 square miles (42.6 km2) of area, receives about 48.6 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 447.78, and is about 41% forested.

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