Brace Pocosin (aka Brachcoast Swamp)



Poorly drained wetland, fresh or saltwater, wooded or grassy, possibly covered with open water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
35.0713616°, -78.752415°
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138 ft. (42 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Brace Pocosin is covered by the Vander, NC US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Swamps

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Bakers Swamp Water 1.9 mi
Reese Creek Water 3.2 mi
Little Creek Water 3.5 mi
Maxwell Millpond Water 4.0 mi
Gum Log Canal Water 4.0 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is FAYETTEVILLE which is approximately 6 miles away and has an elevation of 96 feet (42 feet lower than Brace Pocosin). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 4.16" 52.3° 31.1°
February 3.43" 56.1° 32.8°
March 4.38" 64.2° 39.4°
April 3.06" 73.3° 47.0°
May 3.29" 80.2° 56.2°
June 4.18" 87.0° 65.2°
July 5.21" 90.4° 70.4°
August 5.21" 88.5° 68.9°
September 4.78" 83.3° 62.6°
October 3.05" 73.9° 49.4°
November 2.85" 65.0° 40.7°
December 3.18" 55.5° 33.8°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 70% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 79% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 75% of other locations on record.