Spencer Creek (Uwharrie River tributary) facts for kids
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Location of Spencer Creek mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Uwharrie River|
|Main source||Dumas Creek divide
about 4 miles northwest of Lovejoy, North Carolina
760 ft (230 m)
|River mouth||Uwharrie River
about 1 miles northwest of Uwharrie, North Carolina
305 ft (93 m)
|Length||5.73 mi (9.22 km)|
|Progression||southwest then northwest|
|River system||Pee Dee|
|Basin size||24.09 square miles (62.4 km2)|
Spencer Creek rises on the Dumas Creek divide about 4 miles northwest of Lovejoy in Montgomery County, North Carolina. Spencer Creek then flows southwest and curves northwest to meet the Uwharrie River about 1 mile north of Uwharrie.
Spencer Creek drains 7.78 square miles (20.2 km2) of area, receives about 47.8 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 347.87 and is about 88% forested.
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