Bear Creek is a small community town of Southwestern part of chatham County. Bear Creek, named after a nearby creek located nearby, is located in the state of North Carolina. This creek eventually flows into the river Rocky. It lies along the Old U.S. Highway No. 421.
The High School of Central Chatham is located in Bear Creek. There is a gourment food company quite famous for making different kind of fruit cakes. A large number of locals are employed with this factory. The town also boasts of sound education system and a grsdually developing tourism sector.