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Stewarts Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Richardson Creek
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Union
Physical characteristics
Main source Twelvemile Creek divide
about 3 miles northwest of Monroe, North Carolina
650 ft (200 m)
River mouth Richardson Creek
about 0.25 miles downstream of Lake Twitty Dam
442 ft (135 m)
Length 11.55 mi (18.59 km)
Discharge
Basin features
Progression generally east
River system Pee Dee
Basin size 35.36 square miles (91.6 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    E Fork Stewarts Creek
    Stumplick Branch
    Chinkapin Creek
  • Right:
    Lick Branch
Waterbodies Lake Twitty
Bridges Shiloh Club Road, US 74, Myers Road, N Rocky River Road, James Hamilton Road, Fowler Secrest Road, Secrest Shortcut Road, US 601, US 74, Morgan Mill Road, Old Camden Road

Stewarts Creek is a 11.55 mi (18.59 km) long 3rd order tributary to Richardson Creek in Union County, North Carolina.

Course

Stewarts Creek rises about 3 miles northwest of Monroe, North Carolina and then flows southeast and curves northeast to join Richardson Creek about 0.25 miles downstream of the Lake Twitty Dam.

Watershed

Stewarts Creek drains 35.36 square miles (91.6 km2) of area, receives about 48.4 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 452.64, and is about 28% forested.

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