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Meadow Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Richardson Creek
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Union
City Wingate
Physical characteristics
Main source Horsepen Branch divide
about 1 mile southeast of Wingate, North Carolina
568 ft (173 m)
River mouth Richardson Creek
about 2.5 miles southwest of Watson, North Carolina
421 ft (128 m)
Length 6.84 mi (11.01 km)
Discharge
Basin features
Progression north-northwest
River system Pee Dee
Basin size 7.38 square miles (19.1 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Spring Branch
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Camden Road, Old Highway 74, US 74 (Business), E Wilson Street, US 74, McIntyre Road, Monroe-Ansonville Road, Olive Branch Road

Meadow Branch is a 6.84 mi (11.01 km) long 2nd order tributary to Richardson Creek in Union County, North Carolina.

Course

Meadow Branch rises about 1 mile southeast of Wingate, North Carolina and then flows north-northwest to join Richardson Creek about 2.5 miles southwest of Watson.

Watershed

Meadow Branch drains 7.38 square miles (19.1 km2) of area, receives about 48.5 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 444.40, and is about 26% forested.

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