Richland Creek (Reedy Fork tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsRichland Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Reedy Fork|
|Main source||divide between Richland Creek and Buffalo Creek
Greensboro, North Carolina near Jaycee Park
850 ft (260 m)
|River mouth||Reedy Fork
717 ft (219 m)
|Length||5.29 mi (8.51 km)|
|Progression||north then northeast|
|River system||Haw River|
|Basin size||8.27 square miles (21.4 km2)|
|Bridges||Guilford Courthouse National Park Road, Lawndale Drive, Bluff Run Drive, Bass Chapel Road, N Church Street|
Richland Creek was the scene of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse in 1781.
Richland Creek rises on the Buffalo Creek divide at Jaycee Park in Greensboro in Guilford County. Richland Creek then flows north through Guilford Courthouse National Military Park and then turns northeast to Richland Lake. It drains into Lake Townsend, where it meets Reedy Fork.
Richland Creek drains 8.27 square miles (21.4 km2) of area, receives about 45.3 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 440.36 and is about 20% forested.
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