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Wads Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Little River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Moore
Physical characteristics
Main source McLendons Creek divide
pond at Pleasantville, North Carolina
485 ft (148 m)
River mouth Little River
about 1.5 miles west-northwest of Whispering Pines, North Carolina
309 ft (94 m)
Length 5.45 mi (8.77 km)
  • Average rate:
    11.94 cu ft/s (0.338 m3/s) at mouth with Little River
Basin features
Progression southeast
River system Cape Fear River
Basin size 9.79 square miles (25.4 km2)
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Murdocksville Road, Brinkley Road, US 15, Little River Farm Blvd.

Wads Creek is a 5.45 mi (8.77 km) long 3rd order tributary to the Little River in Moore County, North Carolina.


Wads Creek rises on the McLendon Creek divide in a pond at Pleasantville in Moore County, North Carolina. Wads Creek then flows southeasterly to meet the Little River about 1.5 miles west-northwest of Whispering Pines.


Wads Creek drains 9.79 square miles (25.4 km2) of area, receives about 49.1 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 432.61 and is about 57% forested.

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