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Boyds Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Haw River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Alamance
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Boyds Creek and Deep Creek
Pond about 3 miles southeast of McCray, North Carolina
700 ft (210 m)
River mouth Haw River
about 1 mile northwest of Haw River, North Carolina
492 ft (150 m)
Length 4.54 mi (7.31 km)
  • Location:
    Haw River
  • Average rate:
    8.53 cu ft/s (0.242 m3/s) at mouth with Haw River
Basin features
Progression southwest
River system Haw River
Basin size 7.38 square miles (19.1 km2)
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Sandy Cross Road, Luck Stone Road, Haw River-Hopedale Road

Boyds Creek is a 4.54 mi (7.31 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Haw River, in Alamance County, North Carolina.


Boyds Creek rises in a pond about 3 miles southeast of McCray in Alamance County, North Carolina and then flows southwest to the Haw River about 1 mile northwest of Haw River, North Carolina.


Boyds Creek drains 7.38 square miles (19.1 km2) of area, receives about 46.0 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 416.84 and is about 41% forested.

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