Candy Creek (Haw River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCandy Creek
Location of Candy Creek mouth
|Other name(s)||Tributary to Haw River|
|Main source||divide between Candy Creek and Reedy Fork
about 1 mile east of Monticello, North Carolina
780 ft (240 m)
|River mouth||Haw River
about 5 miles south of Reidsville, North Carolina
675 ft (206 m)
|Length||3.03 mi (4.88 km)|
|River system||Haw River|
|Basin size||3.10 square miles (8.0 km2)|
|Bridges||Candy Creek Road, US 29|
According to the Geographic Names Information System, it has also been known historically as:
- Kanady Creek
- Kenadys Branch
Candy Creek rises on the divide between Candy Creek and Reedy Fork about 1 mile east of Monticello, North Carolina in Guilford County. Candy Creek then flows north-northeast into Rockingham County to meet the Haw River about 5 miles south of Reidsville, North Carolina.
Candy Creek drains 3.10 square miles (8.0 km2) of area, receives about 46.2 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 403.48 and is about 29% forested.
The Rockingham County Natural Heritage Inventory recognized one location in the Candy Creek watershed, Candy Creek Beaver Pond. Candy Creek Beaver Pond is of local significance and is part of a larger wetland system.
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