Morgan Creek (New Hope River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMorgan Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to New Hope River|
|Main source||Cane Creek and New Hope Creek divide
about 0.5 miles northeast of Dodsons Crossroads, North Carolina
490 ft (150 m)
|River mouth||New Hope River
B. Everett Jordan Lake
216 ft (66 m)
|Length||21.03 mi (33.84 km)|
|River system||Haw River|
|Basin size||59.67 square miles (154.5 km2)|
|Waterbodies||B. Everett Jordan Lake|
|Bridges||Dairyland Road (x3), NC 54, Jones Ferry Road, Smith Level Road, US 15, Old Farrington Road|
Morgan Creek is a 21.03 mi (33.84 km) long 4th order tributary to the New Hope River in North Carolina. Morgan Creek forms the New Hope River along with New Hope Creek within the B. Everett Jordan Lake Reservoir.
Morgan Creek rises in a pond on the Cane Creek and New Hope Creek divide about 0.5 miles northeast of Dodsons Crossroads, North Carolina. Morgan Creek then flows southeast to meet New Hope Creek and forms the New Hope River in the B. Everett Jordan Lake Reservoir in Chatham County.
Morgan Creek drains 59.67 square miles (154.5 km2) of area, receives about 47.5 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 433.06, and has an average water temperature of 14.91 °C. The watershed is 61% forested.
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