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Loves Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Rocky River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Chatham
City Siler City
Physical characteristics
Main source Brush Creek divide
pond about 3 miles south-southwest of Siler City, North Carolina
705 ft (215 m)
River mouth Rocky River
about 1 mile east of Siler City, North Carolina
488 ft (149 m)
Length 5.59 mi (9.00 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    10.68 cu ft/s (0.302 m3/s) at mouth with Rocky River
Basin features
Progression northeast
River system Deep River
Basin size 8.19 square miles (21.2 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Siler City-Glendon Road, Pine Forest South Drive, US 421 (S Chatham Avenue), S 2nd Avenue, US 421, Progress Boulevard

Loves Creek is a 5.59 mi (9.00 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Rocky River in Chatham County, North Carolina.

Course

Loves Creek rises in a pond about 3 miles south-southwest of Siler City, North Carolina in Chatham County. Loves Creek then flows northeast through Siler City to join the Rocky River about 1 mile east of Siler City.

Watershed

Loves Creek drains 8.19 square miles (21.2 km2) of area, receives about 48.0 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 428.39 and is about 40% forested.

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