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Candy Creek
Map of Candy Creek mouth location
Map of Candy Creek mouth location
Map of Candy Creek mouth location
Map of Candy Creek mouth location
Location of Candy Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Haw River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Rockingham
Guilford
Physical characteristics
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)
Basin features
Progression north-northeast
River system Haw River
Basin size 3.10 square miles (8.0 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    unnamed tributaries
  • Right:
    unnamed tributaries
Bridges Candy Creek Road, US 29

Candy Creek is a 3.10 mi (4.99 km) long 1st order tributary to the Haw River, in Rockingham County, North Carolina.

Variant names

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

  • Kanady Creek
  • Kenadys Branch

Course

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.

Watershed

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.

Natural History

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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Course and Watershed of Candy Creek (Haw River tributary)
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