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Smiths Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Deep River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Lee
Physical characteristics
Main source Little Pocket Creek divide
about 1 mile southwest of Ebenezer Church
337 ft (103 m)
River mouth Deep River
about 1.5 miles southwest of Gulf, North Carolina
210 ft (64 m)
Length 4.18 mi (6.73 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    4.37 cu ft/s (0.124 m3/s) at mouth with Deep River
Basin features
Progression generally north
River system Deep River
Basin size 3.56 square miles (9.2 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges NC 42

Smiths Creek is a 4.18 mi (6.73 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Deep River in Lee County, North Carolina.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • Smith Creek

Course

Smiths Creek rises about 1 mile southwest of Ebenezer Church in Lee County, North Carolina and then flows north to join the Deep River about 1.5 miles southwest of Gulf, North Carolina.

Watershed

Smiths Creek drains 3.56 square miles (9.2 km2) of area, receives about 47.7 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 384.73 and is about 76% forested.

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