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Mill Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Deep River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Randolph
Physical characteristics
Main source Gabriels Creek divide
Pond about 2 miles northwest of Fox Mountain
685 ft (209 m)
River mouth Deep River
about 2 miles southwest of Parks Crossroads, North Carolina
407 ft (124 m)
Length 10.02 mi (16.13 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    20.97 cu ft/s (0.594 m3/s) at mouth with Deep River
Basin features
Progression southeast
River system Deep River
Basin size 17.95 square miles (46.5 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    Sandy Run
Bridges Iron Mountain Road, Iron Mountain View Road, Fox Fire Road, Grantville Lane, Young Road, Mill Creek Road

Mill Creek is a 10.02 mi (16.13 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Deep River in Randolph County, North Carolina.

Course

Mill Creek rises in a pond about 2 miles northwest of Fox Mountain in Randolph County, North Carolina and then flows southwesterly to join the Deep River about 2 miles southwest of Parks Crossroads, North Carolina.

Watershed

Mill Creek drains 17.95 square miles (46.5 km2) of area, receives about 47.3 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 406.69 and is about 48% forested.

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