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Black River (North Carolina)

The Black River is a tributary of the Cape Fear River, approximately 50 mi long, in southeastern North Carolina in the United States. It is formed in southern Sampson County, approximately 15 mi. 24 km south of Clinton, by confluence of two creek ...

                                               

Brittain Creek

Brittain Creek is a stream in Henderson County, North Carolina, in the United States. It is a tributary of Mud Creek. The stream was named for James C. Brittain, a pioneer who settled along the creek. The name of the creek was long misspelled as ...

                                               

Broad Creek (Bogue Sound)

Broad Creek is a water body bordering the community of Broad Creek, North Carolina. The creek empties into Bogue Sound, which is separated from the Atlantic Ocean by Bogue Banks, part of North Carolinas barrier islands known as the Southern Outer ...

                                               

Brown Creek (Pee Dee River tributary)

Brown Creek is a tributary of the Pee Dee River in south-central North Carolina and north-central South Carolina that drains Chesterfield County, South Carolina, Union County, North Carolina, and Anson County, North Carolina. Brown Creek rises ne ...

                                               

Brunswick River (North Carolina)

The Brunswick River in North Carolina runs for 6.2 miles along the west bank of Eagle Island near the city of Leland. The Brunswick River is a fork of the Cape Fear River; the river starts as an offshoot of the Cape Fear River at the town of Nava ...

                                               

Cane River (North Carolina)

The Cane River is a stream in Yancey County, North Carolina. It originates on the western slopes of Mount Mitchell and flows northward until it joins the North Toe River to form the Nolichucky River. It flows through the communities of Pensacola, ...

                                               

Coddle Creek

Coddle Creek is a stream/river that rises near Mooresville in Iredell County, North Carolina. It flows through most of northwestern Cabarrus County, North Carolina where it empties into Rocky River near Harrisburg, North Carolina.

                                               

Contentnea Creek

Contentnea Creek is tributary of the Neuse River in North Carolina, USA. It is part of the Neuse River Basin, and flows for 91 miles between the Buckhorn Reservoir, where it begins, and Grifton, North Carolina, where it flows into the Neuse River ...

                                               

Cranes Branch (Brown Creek tributary)

Cranes Branch is a tributary of Brown Creek in Anson County, North Carolina that rises north of Polkton, North Carolina and then flows east to meet Brown Creek about 3 miles northeast of Polkton. The watershed is about 58% forested, 36% agricultu ...

                                               

Deep Run (Broad Creek)

                                               

Deep Run (Dawson Creek)

                                               

Deep Run (Upper Broad Creek)

                                               

First Broad River

The First Broad River is a tributary of the Broad River, about 60 mi long in western North Carolina in the United States. Via the Broad and Congaree Rivers, it is part of the watershed of the Santee River, which flows to the Atlantic Ocean. The F ...

                                               

Fisher River (North Carolina)

The Fisher River is a tributary of the Yadkin River in northwestern North Carolina in the United States, also draining a very small portion of southwestern Virginia. Via the Yadkin it is part of the watershed of the Pee Dee River, which flows to ...

                                               

Flat River (North Carolina)

The Flat River is a river in southern Person County, North Carolina and a portion of Durham County, North Carolina. The river flows from Person County to combine with the Eno river to flow into the Neuse River. The river is the namesake for the t ...

                                               

Frenchs Creek

Frenchs Creek is a stream in Onslow County, North Carolina, in the United States. The name Frenchs Creek most likely honors Alexander Nicola, a French pioneer who settled there.

                                               

Gales Creek (North Carolina)

Gales Creek is a creek bordering the communities of Broad Creek and Gales Creek in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Gales Creek empties into Bogue Sound, which is separated from the Atlantic Ocean by Bogue Banks, part of North Carolinas barrier ...

                                               

Granny Squirrel Branch

Granny Squirrel Branch is a stream in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is a tributary to Harris Creek. According to tradition, "Granny Squirrel" was originally the name of an elderly Native American Indian woman who lived in the area.

                                               

Grape Creek (Hiwassee River tributary)

Grape Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is a tributary to the Hiwassee River. Grape Creek was named for the wild grapes which once abounded there.

                                               

Great Alamance Creek

Great Alamance Creek, also called Big Alamance Creek, is a 37-mile long creek that is a tributary of the Haw River. The creeks headwaters are in Guilford County, but it flows primarily through Alamance County, North Carolina. It is a major source ...

                                               

Hanging Dog Creek

Hanging Dog Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is a tributary to the Hiwassee River. Some say the name Hanging Dog is a corruption of "Hanging Maw", a local Cherokee, while others believe the name stems from an incident whe ...

                                               

Hewletts Creek

                                               

Hungry River

The Hungry River flows in western North Carolina, United States. It arises in eastern Henderson County and flows southwesterly, its entire course within Henderson County, before it empties into the Green River. In 1904, the first hydroelectric pl ...

                                               

Hyco River

The Hyco River is a tributary of the Dan River, which is a tributary of the Roanoke River. All three rivers flow through the U.S. states of North Carolina and Virginia. In Person County, North Carolina the Hyco River is impounded by a dam, formin ...

                                               

Johns Creek (Jackson County, North Carolina)

Johns Creek is a stream in Jackson County, in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It flows into Craig Creek at New Castle, Virginia. The stream derives its name from Chief John, a Native American.

                                               

Kelly Branch (Brown Creek tributary)

Kelly Branch is a tributary of Brown Creek in Anson County, North Carolina that rises just south of Peachland, North Carolina and then flows south to meet Brown Creek. The watershed is about 55% forested, 41% agricultural and the rest is of other ...

                                               

Lanes Creek (Rocky River tributary)

Lanes Creek is a 37.19 mi long 4th order tributary of the Rocky River in south-central North Carolina that drains Union County, North Carolina, and Anson County, North Carolina. Lanes Creek rises near Alton, North Carolina in Union County and flo ...

                                               

Ledbetter Branch (Brown Creek tributary)

Ledbetter Branch is a tributary of Brown Creek in Anson County, North Carolina that rises north of Polkton, North Carolina and then flows south to meet Brown Creek south of Polkton, North Carolina. The watershed is about 48% forested, 34% agricul ...

                                               

Lick Creek (Brown Creek tributary)

Lick Creek is a tributary of Brown Creek in Anson County, North Carolina that rises southwest of Gordon Mountain and then flows north to meet Brown Creek near Mineral Springs, North Carolina. The watershed is about 67% forested, 30% agricultural ...

                                               

Little River (Neuse River tributary)

The Little River is a tributary of the Neuse River, which originates in Moores Pond, south of Youngsville in Franklin County. The river crosses through Wake, Johnston, and Wayne counties, joining the Neuse at Waynesborough State Park and Busco Be ...

                                               

Lockwood Folly River

Lockwood Folly River or Lockwoods Folly River is a short tidal river in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States. Waters from the Green Swamp drain into the river near Supply and flow southward to empty into the Atlantic Intracoastal Water ...

                                               

Lords Creek

Lords Creek is a stream in New Hanover County, North Carolina, in the United States. Lords Creek was named for William Lord, who owned the land where the stream is located.

                                               

Martin Creek (Hiwassee River tributary)

Martin Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is a tributary to the Hiwassee River. Martin Creek was named after the pioneer Martin family, which settled near its banks in the 1830s.

                                               

Matrimony Creek

Matrimony Creek is a stream in Rockingham County, North Carolina and Henry County, Virginia. An 18th-century bachelor named Matrimony Creek because he regarded the stream, like civil marriage, as "noisy, impetuous, and clamorous, though unsullied ...

                                               

Mayo River (Dan River tributary)

The Mayo River is a tributary of the Dan River, which in turn is a tributary of the Roanoke River. All three rivers flow through the U.S. states of Virginia and North Carolina. It is named for Major William Mayo.

                                               

Meherrin River

The Meherrin River is a 92-mile long river in the U.S. states of Virginia and North Carolina. It begins in central Virginia, about 50 miles northwest of Emporia, and flows roughly east-southeast into North Carolina, where it joins the larger Chow ...

                                               

Mitchell River (North Carolina)

The Mitchell River is a tributary of the Yadkin River in northwestern North Carolina in the United States. Via the Yadkin it is part of the watershed of the Pee Dee River, which flows to the Atlantic Ocean. According to the Geographic Names Infor ...

                                               

New Hope Creek

New Hope Creek is a watercourse that rises in rural Orange County, North Carolina, in the United States. It drains the western portion of Orange County and the southern half of Durham County and flows into the northern end of Jordan Lake reservoi ...

                                               

Newport River

The Newport River is a small river in North Carolina that runs approximately twelve miles southeast through the town of Newport with its mouth opening into Bogue Sound, between Morehead City and Beaufort. It is popular for flatwater paddling and ...

                                               

North Fork New River

The North Fork New River is a river in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It rises in Northern Watauga County, and flows northeast to Ashe County where it joins with the South Fork New River to form the New River.

                                               

North Landing River

                                               

North River (North Carolina)

The North River is a tidal river, approximately 18 miles long, in eastern North Carolina, the United States. It forms the boundary between Currituck and Camden counties. The river rises in the Great Swamp, 10 miles east of Elizabeth City, North C ...

                                               

Northeast Cape Fear River

Northeast Cape Fear River rises about 1 mile southeast of Mount Olive, North Carolina in Wayne County and about 10 mi 16 km south of Goldsboro and then flows south to the Cape Fear River at Wilmington, North Carolina. On its course it flows past ...

                                               

Nottoway River

The Nottoway River is in southern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. It is part of the Chowan River system, which flows into Albemarle Sound in North Carolina.

                                               

Peeks Creek

Peeks Creek is a stream located in Macon County, North Carolina. It is a tributary of the Cullasaja River, into which it flows a few miles or kilometers upstream of Franklin. In September 2004, it had a catastrophic flood and mudslide, after mass ...

                                               

Perquimans River

The Perquimans River is a coastal waterway in Northeastern North Carolina in the United States. Located entirely within Perquimans County, the river drains directly to the Albemarle Sound between Durants Neck on the north and Harvey Neck on the s ...

                                               

Pinch Gut Creek

Pinch Gut Creek is a stream in Brunswick County, North Carolina, in the United States. Pinch Gut Creek was so named by the Native Americans on account of there being too little food available in that area.

                                               

Pinch Gut Creek (Brown Creek tributary)

Pinch Gut Creek is a tributary of Brown Creek in Anson County, North Carolina that rises southeast of Polkton, North Carolina and then flows south to meet Brown Creek east of Polkton. The watershed is about 70% forested, 23% agricultural and the ...

                                               

Pungo River

The Pungo River is a river in eastern North Carolina, United States. It originally began in the Great Dismal Swamp in Washington County, North Carolina; the upper part of the river has since been supplanted by the Pungo River Canal, dug in the 19 ...

                                               

Reems Creek

Reems Creek is a stream in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is a tributary to the French Broad River. According to tradition, the creek derives its name from one Mr. Rims, a pioneer who was killed by Indians near its mouth. Variant names are ...

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