Sandy Creek (Deep River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSandy Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Deep River|
|Main source||Climax Creek divide
Pond about 1 mile east of Climax, North Carolina
805 ft (245 m)
|River mouth||Deep River
Ramseur, North Carolina
435 ft (133 m)
|Length||19.94 mi (32.09 km)|
|River system||Deep River|
|Basin size||60.03 square miles (155.5 km2)|
|Bridges||Old Red Cross Road, Hollow Hill Road, Ramseur-Julian Road, US 421 (x2), Old Liberty Road, Ramseur-Julian Road, Kidds Mill Road, Low Bridge Road, Mulberry Academy Street, E Main Street, US 64-NC 49|
Sandy Creek is a 19.94 mi (32.09 km) long 4th order tributary to the Deep River in Guilford and Randolph Counties, North Carolina. The Battle of the Mouth of Sandy Creek occurred at the mouth of this creek in July 1781.
Sandy Creek drains 60.03 square miles (155.5 km2) of area, receives about 46.8 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 393.40 and is about 48% forested.
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