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Rocky Branch
Other name(s) Tributary to Deep River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Chatham
Physical characteristics
Main source Turkey Creek divide
pond about 2 miles south of Pittsboro, North Carolina
455 ft (139 m)
River mouth Deep River
about 1 mile northwest of Blacknel, North Carolina
188 ft (57 m)
Length 4.99 mi (8.03 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    6.19 cu ft/s (0.175 m3/s) at mouth with Deep River
Basin features
Progression generally south
River system Deep River
Basin size 5.02 square miles (13.0 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Charlie Brooks Road, Mt. View Church Road, E Gargis Road

Rocky Branch is a 4.99 mi (8.03 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Deep River in Chatham County, North Carolina.

Course

Rocky Branch rises about 2 miles south of Pittsboro, North Carolina in Chatham County and then flows south to the Deep River about 1 mile northwest of Blacknel, North Carolina.

Watershed

Rocky Branch drains 5.02 square miles (13.0 km2) of area, receives about 47.5 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 414.55 and is about 58% forested.

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