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Caddle Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Ararat River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Surry
Physical characteristics
Main source Fisher River divide
about 0.5 miles east of Turners Mountain
1,260 ft (380 m)
River mouth Ararat River
about 2 miles southeast of White Plains, North Carolina
930 ft (280 m)
Length 4.02 mi (6.47 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    5.85 cu ft/s (0.166 m3/s) at mouth with Ararat River
Basin features
Progression east-northeast
River system Yadkin River
Basin size 3.85 square miles (10.0 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Simpson Mill Road, Hickman Hollow Trail, Old Creed Road, Siloam Road

Caddle Creek is a 4.02 mi (6.47 km) long 2nd order tributary to the Ararat River in Surry County, North Carolina.

Variant names

According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:

  • Cadel Creek
  • Cadels Creek

Course

Caddle Creek rises on the Fisher River divide about 0.5 miles east of Turner Mountain. Caddle Creek then flows east-northeast to join the Ararat River about 2 miles southeast of White Plains, North Carolina.

Watershed

Caddle Creek drains 3.85 square miles (10.0 km2) of area, receives about 47.8 in/year of precipitation, has a wetness index of 316.91, and is about 51% forested.

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