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Cane Creek
Map of Cane Creek mouth location
Map of Cane Creek mouth location
Map of Cane Creek mouth location
Map of Cane Creek mouth location
Location of Cane Creek mouth
Other name(s) Tributary to Haw River
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Alamance
Physical characteristics
Main source divide between Cane Creek and Poppaw Creek
about 3 miles northwest of Pleasantville, North Carolina
700 ft (210 m)
River mouth Haw River
about 3 miles southeast of Eli Whitney, North Carolina
395 ft (120 m)
Length 24.21 mi (38.96 km)
Basin features
Progression east
River system Haw River
Basin size 68.06 square miles (176.3 km2)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    Wells Creek
  • Right:
    Reedy Branch
    South Fork
    Pine Branch
Bridges Rural View Road, Cobe Mill Road, Pleasant Hill Church Road, Sylvan School Road, Snow Camp Road, Holman Mill Road, Bethel South Fork Road, Lindley Mill Road, NC 87, McBane Mill Road

Cane Creek is a 24.21 mi (38.96 km) long 4th order tributary to the Haw River, in Alamance County, North Carolina. This Cane Creek is located on the right bank of the Haw River.

Course

Cane Creek rises northwest of Pleasantville, North Carolina in Alamance County, North Carolina and then flows east to the Haw River about 3 miles southeast of Eli Whitney.

Watershed

Cane Creek drains 68.06 square miles (176.3 km2) of area, receives about 47.1 in/year of precipitation, and has a wetness index of 419.17 and is about 45% forested.

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