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Lousy Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Reddies River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Wilkes
Physical characteristics
Main source Wooten Creek divide
about 2 miles northwest of Mulberry, North Carolina
1,760 ft (540 m)
River mouth Reddies River
about 1 mile west of Fairplains, North Carolina
1,010 ft (310 m)
Length 6.12 mi (9.85 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    8.70 cu ft/s (0.246 m3/s) at mouth with Reddies River
Basin features
Progression southwest
River system Yadkin River
Basin size 4.90 square miles (12.7 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Luray Road, Mountain Valley Church Road, Windy Ridge Road, Worthington Road, Baptist Home Road, Ruritan Park Road

Lousy Creek is a 6.12 mi (9.85 km) long 1st order tributary to the Reddies River in Wilkes County, North Carolina.

Course

Lousy Creek rises about 2 miles northwest of Mulberry, North Carolina and then flows south to join the Reddies River at about 1 miles west of Fairplains.

Watershed

Lousy Creek drains 4.90 square miles (12.7 km2) of area, receives about 51.6 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 318.38, and is about 57% forested.

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