Tick Creek (Rocky River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsTick Creek
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Rocky River|
|Main source||Loves Creek divide
Pond about 4 miles south of Siler City, North Carolina
665 ft (203 m)
|River mouth||Rocky River
about 5 miles southeast of Siler City, North Carolina
398 ft (121 m)
|Length||12.20 mi (19.63 km)|
|Progression||south and northeast|
|River system||Deep River|
|Basin size||21.73 square miles (56.3 km2)|
|Bridges||Oakley Church Road, Pear Drive, Joe Brown Road, Siler City-Glendon Road, Petty Road, Tick Creek Preserve Lane, Old US 421, US 421, Ike Brooks Road, Rives Chapel Church Road, Tommy Moody Drive|
Tick Creek rises in a pond on the Love Creek divide about 4 miles south of Siler City, North Carolina in Chatham County and then flows south and makes a curve to the northeast to join the Rocky River about 5 miles southeast of Siler City.
Tick Creek drains 21.73 square miles (56.3 km2) of area, receives about 47.7 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 411.49 and is about 55% forested.
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