Stepp Branch (Swannanoa River tributary) facts for kids
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Location of Stepp Branch mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Swannanoa River|
|Main source||side of Jesses High Top in Lytle Cove
about 1.5 miles south of Grovestone, North Carolina
3,440 ft (1,050 m)
|River mouth||Swannanoa River
Grovestone, North Carolina
2,218 ft (676 m)
|Length||1.61 mi (2.59 km)|
|River system||French Broad River|
|Basin size||0.7 square miles (1.8 km2)|
|Bridges||Land of Lane, Cornerstone Way, Lytle Cove Road Ext, I-40, US 70|
Stepp Branch rises about 1.5 miles south of Grovestone, North Carolina in Buncombe County at the base of Jesses High Top. Stepp Branch then flows northwest to meet the Swannanoa River at Grovestone.
Stepp Branch drains 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) of area, receives about 48.0 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 285.56 and is about 71% forested.
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