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Cane Creek
Other name(s) Tributary to Haw River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Alamance
Orange
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Cane Creek and Crabtree Creek (Eno River)
about 2 miles east of Buckhorn, North Carolina
680 ft (210 m)
River mouth Haw River
about 2 miles east of Eli Whitney, North Carolina
398 ft (121 m)
Length 13.74 mi (22.11 km)
Discharge
  • Average rate:
    43.21 cu ft/s (1.224 m3/s) at mouth with Haw River
Basin features
Progression southwest
River system Haw River
Basin size 39.25 square miles (101.7 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Watery Fork
  • Right:
    Hog Branch
    Turkey Hill Creek
    Toms Creek
Bridges Borland Road, Arthur Minnis Road, Buckhorn Road, NC 54, Morrow Mill Road

Cane Creek is a 13.74 mi (22.11 km) long 4th order tributary to the Haw River, in Alamance and Orange Counties, North Carolina. This Cane Creek is on the left bank of the Haw River.

Course

Cane Creek rises on the divide between Cane Creek and Crabtree Creek (Eno River) about 2 miles east of Buckhorn, North Carolina in Orange County, North Carolina. Cane Creek then flows southwest meet the Haw River about 2 miles east of Eli Whitney in Alamance County.

Watershed

Cane Creek drains 39.25 square miles (101.7 km2) of area, receives about 46.9 in/year of precipitation, has a topographic wetness index of 415.16 and is about 59% forested.

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