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Reedy Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Trent River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Craven
Physical characteristics
Main source Black Branch divide
about 3 miles south of Timothy Chapel, North Carolina
33 ft (10 m)
River mouth Trent River
across the Trent River from Trent Woods, North Carolina
0 ft (0 m)
Length 4.47 mi (7.19 km)
  • Average rate:
    8.82 cu ft/s (0.250 m3/s) at mouth with Trent River
Basin features
Progression north
River system Neuse River
Basin size 5.79 square miles (15.0 km2)
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Countyline Road, Murphy Road, Crump Farm Road

Reedy Branch is a 4.47 mi (7.19 km) long 1st order tributary to the Trent River in Craven County, North Carolina. This stream forms the boundary of Jones and Craven Counties for a large portion of its length.


Reedy Branch rises about 3 miles south of Timothy Chapel, North Carolina in Croatan National Forest and then flows north to join the Trent River across from Trent Woods.


Reedy Branch drains 5.79 square miles (15.0 km2) of area, receives about 54.9 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 583.01, and is about 23% forested.

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