Moccasin Creek (Uwharrie River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMoccasin Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Uwharrie River|
|Main source||Dutch John Creek divide
about 1.5 miles west of Daniel Mountain
548 ft (167 m)
|River mouth||Uwharrie River
about 1 mile northeast of Daniel Mountain
318 ft (97 m)
|Length||3.77 mi (6.07 km)|
|Progression||northeast then curving south|
|River system||Pee Dee River|
|Basin size||9.11 square miles (23.6 km2)|
|Bridges||Dutch John Road, Moccasin Creek Road, McLeans Creek Road, Moccasin Creek Road|
Moccasin Creek rises on the Dutch John Creek divide in Montgomery County about 1.5 miles west of Daniel Mountain. Moccasin Creek then follows a semi-circular path going northeast then curving south to join the Uwharrie River about 1 mile northeast of Daniel Mountain.
Moccasin Creek drains 9.11 square miles (23.6 km2) of area, receives about 47.9 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 314.07 and is about 88% forested.
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