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Mud Lick Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Rocky River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Chatham
Physical characteristics
Main source Reedy Branch divide
about 2 miles northeast of Crutchfield Crossroads, North Carolina
660 ft (200 m)
River mouth Rocky River
about 2 miles southwest of Crutchfield Crossroads, North Carolina
534 ft (163 m)
Length 5.57 mi (8.96 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    11.22 cu ft/s (0.318 m3/s) at mouth with Rocky River
Basin features
Progression southwest
River system Deep River
Basin size 8.60 square miles (22.3 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Moon Lindley Road, Keith Nunn Drive, Siler City-Snow Camp Road, Silk Hope-Liberty Road, RC Overman Road

Mud Lick Creek is a 5.57 mi (8.96 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Rocky River in Chatham County, North Carolina.

Course

Mud Lick Creek rises about 2 miles northeast of Crutchfield Crossroads, North Carolina in Chatham County. Mud Lick Creek then flows southwest to join the Rocky River about 2 miles southwest of Crutchfield Crossroads.

Watershed

Mud Lick Creek drains 8.60 square miles (22.3 km2) of area, receives about 47.7 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 440.67 and is about 41% forested.

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