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Rocky River
Other name(s) Tributary to Deep River
Country United States
State North Carolina
Counties Chatham, Randolph
City Liberty
Physical characteristics
Main source Pond on the divide of Sandy Creek and North Prong
Liberty, North Carolina
755 ft (230 m)
River mouth Deep River
about 3 miles west of Moncure, North Carolina
198 ft (60 m)
Length 42.5 mi (68.4 km)
  • Average rate:
    262.64 cu ft/s (7.437 m3/s) at mouth with Deep River
Basin features
Progression generally southeast
River system Deep River
Basin size 243.42 square miles (630.5 km2)
Waterbodies Sizemore Lake
Bridges South Foster Street, W Kime Avenue, NC 49, Old US 421, Pike Farm Road, Cooper Road, Staley Snow Camp Road, Piney Grove Church Road, Ed Clapp Road, Siler City-Snow Camp Road, US 64, Rives Chapel Church Road, NC 902, Pittsboro-Goldston Road, Chatham Church Road, US 15-NC 87

Rocky River is a 42.5 mi (68.4 km) long 5th order tributary to the Deep River in Chatham County, North Carolina.


Rocky River rises in Liberty, North Carolina on the Sandy Creek and North Prong divide in Randolph County and then flows southeasterly to the Deep River about 3 miles west of Moncure, North Carolina.


Rocky River drains 243.42 square miles (630.5 km2) of area, receives about 47.6 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 426.50 and is about 55% forested.

Tributaries of the Rocky River (Deep River tributary) in North Carolina
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