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Richardson Creek
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Location of Richardson Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Rocky River
Country United States
State North Carolina
Counties Anson
City Monroe
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Richardson Creek and Lynches River
Pond, about 1 mile southeast of Roughedge, North Carolina
660 ft (200 m)
34°52′36″N 080°35′46″W / 34.87667°N 80.59611°W / 34.87667; -80.59611
River mouth Rocky River
about 3 miles southwest of Cottonville, North Carolina
230 ft (70 m)
35°09′24″N 080°13′32″W / 35.15667°N 80.22556°W / 35.15667; -80.22556
Length 44.01 mi (70.83 km)
Basin features
Progression northeast
River system Pee Dee River
Basin size 234.15 square miles (606.4 km2)
Waterbodies Lake Lee
Bridges Lathan Road, Griffith Road, Plyler Mill Road, Griffith Road, Sara Lane, Wolf Pond Road, Medlin Road, US 601, US 74, Walkup Avenue, US 74, Olive Branch Road, Austin Chaney Road, E Lawyers Road, Tarlton Mill Road, NC 205, NC 218, Pleasant Hill Church Road, Blonnie Ross Road, NC 742, George Wright Road, Rocky Mount Church Road,

Richardson Creek is a tributary of the Rocky River in south-central North Carolina that rises in Union County near Monroe and then flows northeast through Anson County to the Rocky River.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • Richardsons Creek
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