Poorhouse Creek (Cape Fear River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsPoorhouse Creek
Location of Poorhouse Creek Creek mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Cape Fear River|
|Main source||Indian Branch divide
Lillington, North Carolina
265 ft (81 m)
35°23′36″N 078°50′09″W / 35.39333°N 78.83583°W
|River mouth||Cape Fear River
about 0.5 miles east of Lillington, North Carolina
105 ft (32 m)
35°23′49″N 078°47′19″W / 35.39694°N 78.78861°W
|Length||4.18 mi (6.73 km)|
|Progression||southeast and north|
|River system||Cape Fear River|
|Basin size||4.67 square miles (12.1 km2)|
|Bridges||Emilies Crossing Way, NC 27, Shawtown Road, NC 210, US 401, Adams Road, Ross Road|
Poorhouse Creek is a 4.18 mi (6.73 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Cape Fear River in Harnett County, North Carolina.
Poorhouse Creek rises in Lillington, North Carolina and then flows southeast curving north to join the Cape Fear River about 0.5 miles east of Lillington.
Poorhouse Creek drains 4.67 square miles (12.1 km2) of area, receives about 46.2 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 538.00 and is about 28% forested.
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