Moccasin Creek (Uwharrie River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMoccasin Creek
Location of Moccasin Creek mouth
|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)
35°25′09″N 080°02′57″W / 35.41917°N 80.04917°W
|River mouth||Uwharrie River
about 1 mile northeast of Daniel Mountain
318 ft (97 m)
35°25′12″N 080°01′24″W / 35.42000°N 80.02333°W
|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 is a 3.77 mi (6.07 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Uwharrie River in Montgomery County, North Carolina.
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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