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Second Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Uwharrie River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Randolph
Physical characteristics
Main source Toms Creek divide
about 1.5 miles northwest of Martha, North Carolina
545 ft (166 m)
River mouth Uwharrie River
about 3 miles east of Martha, North Carolina
378 ft (115 m)
Length 5.79 mi (9.32 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    19.37 cu ft/s (0.548 m3/s) at mouth with Uwharrie River
Basin features
Progression generally southeast
River system Pee Dee River
Basin size 16.98 square miles (44.0 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    South Fork Second Creek
    Twomile Branch
Bridges Martha Drive, Salem Church Road, NC 49, Oak Grove Church Road

Second Creek is a 5.79 mi (9.32 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Uwharrie River in Randolph County, North Carolina.

Course

Second Creek rises on the Toms Creek divide about 1.5 miles northwest of Martha, North Carolina. Second Creek then flows southeasterly to join the Uwharrie River about 3 miles east of Martha.

Watershed

Second Creek drains 16.98 square miles (44.0 km2) of area, receives about 46.9 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 395.86 and is about 49% forested.

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