Rockfish Creek (Cape Fear River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsRockfish Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Cape Fear River|
|Main source||Aberdeen Creek divide
about 2 miles northeast of Aberdeen, North Carolina
440 ft (130 m)
|River mouth||Cape Fear River
about 3 miles southeast of Fayetteville, North Carolina
41 ft (12 m)
|Length||47.40 mi (76.28 km)|
|Progression||southeast and east|
|River system||Cape Fear River|
|Basin size||309.41 square miles (801.4 km2)|
|Bridges||Fort Bragg Road, King Road, numerous unnamed roads in Fort Bragg, Plank Road, N Vass Road, US 401-Bypass, US 401-Business, Golf Course Road, Rockfish Road, NC 59, Calico Street, I-95, Research Drive, I-95, NC 87|
Rockfish Creek rises about 2 miles northeast of Aberdeen, North Carolina in Moore County. The creek then flows southeast to Hoke County and Fort Bragg and then east into Cumberland County to join the Cape Fear River about 3 miles southeast of Fayetteville.
Rockfish Creek drains 309.41 square miles (801.4 km2) of area, receives about 47.8 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 495.45 and is about 30% forested.
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